Research progresses and status on Odonata of China
ZHANG Da-zhi, ZHENG Zhe-min (College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an 710062, Shaanxi, China; College of Life Science, Ningxia University, Yinchuan 750021, Ningxia, China)
Dragonflies and damselflies not only are one kind of nature enemies of insects but also are edible and pharmaceutical insects. They are good experiment material to research the phylogenetical relationships of Palaeoptera. This paper reviewed the research progresses on Odonata of China. Including the monograph, distribution, characteristics of biology, morphology, applications of ecology, naiads, molecular cell biology and other aspects.