[First occurrence of Lindenia tetraphylla (Vander Linden, 1825) for Northern Lazio (Odonata, Gomphidae)]
[The presence of the Bladetail, Lindenia tetraphylla, is reported in the Mignone River Valley, Tarquinia (VT) (ZSC IT6010035 “River Mignone - lower course”) reconfirming this gomphid for Lazio. This rare dragonfly is localized in Italy and is reported in a few locations in Tuscany, Campania, Umbria, Molise, Abruzzo, Puglia, Sicilia and Sardinia. Lindenia tetraphylla was previously reported for a locality in southern Lazio (Lago di Fondi, LT) on the basis of two preserved specimen in the Entomological Collection A. Costa of the Museum of Zoology of the Naples University in and dating back to the midnineteenth century. The habitat of the species is made up of the gravelly shore and the curtain of willows, poplars and tamarisks of one of the best-preserved rivers in Lazio].
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Vincenzo Ferri è socio di questa Associazione, si occupa di Odonati italiani dal 1974, collaborando con i Conservatori del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano nelle ricerche di campo.
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