Description of the larva of Macrothemis meurgeyi Daigle from the Lesser Antilles (Anisoptera: Libellulidae)
Odonatologica , Volume 38 - Issue 4 p. 365- 368
The last instar larva is described and illustrated for the first time, and compared with the known congeneric larvae from the Caribbean. Its peculiarities are: size reduction of dorsal hooks, the presence of a dorsal hook on segment 2, and the absence of dorsal hooks on segments 6-9. M. meurgeyi has a triangular ligula with 10 premental setae and 6 palpal setae. Notes on the ecology of this lotic sp. are provided.
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