Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, central India
Ashish D. Tiple, Sanjay Paunikar & S.S. Talmale
The Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur, is one of the nine institutes under the Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education. It lies on the bank of the Gour River on Mandla Road (79059’23.500E & 21008’54.300N) about 10km south east of Jabalpur. The campus is spread over an area of 1.09km2 amidst picturesque surroundings. The area enjoys a semi-arid type of climate with a mean annual precipitation of 1358mm.