The distribution of <i>Tanypteryx hageni</i> (Odonata: Petaluridae) in British Columbia


  • Robert A. Cannings Victoria, B.C.


<i>Tanypteryx hageni</i>, Odonata, Petaluridae


In British Columbia the petalurid dragonfly <i>Tanypteryx hageni</i> (Selys) is considered to be rare. A record in 1977 extends its known range almost to 51°N latitude. The record also disputes the belief that <i>T. hageni</i> normally is restricted to subalpine habitats. In the northern parts of its range it appears to occur naturally at sea level.


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