(5072) THOMAS, K.I. & R. PRASAD, 1981. The chromosomes of five Indian dragonflies (Odonata). In: G.K. Manna & U. Sinha, [Eds], Perspectives in cytology & genetics, pp, 629- -632, 1 pi excl., Hindasia, Delhi. — (First Author: R.C.M. Sci. Coll., Khallikote, India). The karyotypes of Tramea basilaris burmeisteri, Orthetrum luzonicum, O. sabina, Brachydiplax contaminata and B. chalybea are described, figured and discussed in terms of the m-chromosome variation.