Common name of Odonus niger
Common name Baliste bleu
Language French
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Mauritius
Ref. Cornic, A., 1987
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Baliste' from Latin 'ballista', i.e., a catapult, from Greek 'ballein', i.e., to fling (p. 69 in Ref. 9404); 'bleu', i.e., blue, from Francique 'blao' (p. 92 in Ref. 9404).
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by BĂ©arez, Philippe
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