Russian Journal of Ecology

, Volume 47, Issue 5, pp 501–507 | Cite as

The ecology and behavioral features of dragonflies (Insecta, Odonata) in the forest–steppe zone of Central Chernozem region

  • A. N. Timofeev


The species composition of Odonata facultatively associated with forest ecosystems at the adult stage have been studied in the forest–steppe of Central Chernozem region. Factors facilitating the entry of adult dragonflies deep into forested areas, specific features of their behavior in the forest, and the role of human activities in the spread of these insects in forest ecosystems have been elucidated.


dragonflies ecological factors ethology effect of roads ecosystem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Voronezh State Pedagogical UniversityVoronezhRussia

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