; Cai, Qing-hua] Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Hydrobiol, State Key Lab Freshwater Ecol & Biotechnol, Wuhan 430072, Peoples R China
; [Hamalainen, Matti] Nat Biodivers Ctr, NL-2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands
Science & Technology
; Life Sciences & Biomedicine
A new calopterygid damselfly species Echo candens sp. nov. (holotype male from Dehong, Yunnan, China) is described and illustrated for the male sex. The supposed female of this species is shown in a field photograph, taken in Kachin State in Burma. The new species is compared with known species in genus Echo and a key to males of all species is provided.