Five new species of Metagrion are described from Papua New Guinea: Metagrion annehueberae sp. nov. (holotype ♂ in RMNH), Metagrion pseudolamprostoma sp. nov. (holotype ♂ in SAMA), Metagrion furcatum sp. nov. (holotype ♂ in SAMA), Metagrion lopaui sp. nov. (holotype ♂ in RMNH), Metagrion toxopeus sp. nov. (holotype ♂ in SAMA). New distribution records are provided for two poorly known Metagrion species, and a key to the mature males of Metagrion species occurring east of the Bird’s Head Peninsula is given.

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Kalkman, V., & Richards, Stephen J. (2023). New species of Metagrion Calvert, 1913 from New Guinea, with a key to the species east of the Bird's Head Peninsula (Odonata: Argiolestidae). Odonatologica, 52(3-4), 277–304. doi:10.60024/odon.v52i3-4.a10

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