(6182) MENDEL, H., 1980. Leicestershire dragonflies. Trans. Leicester lit. phil. Soc. 71: 29- -53. — (56 Carlford Close, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IPS 7TB, UK). The history of odonatol. research in Leicestershire, UK is traced from 1795 to present, and a detailed catalogue, with distribution maps, of 20 spp. known to occur in the county (NW England) is presented.