Damselfly
Damselflies (suborder Zygoptera) are insects in the order Odonata. Damselflies are similar to dragonflies, but the wings of most adult damselflies are closed along the body when at rest. Furthermore,...
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Damselfly
Follow the story of the male Damselfly as it attempts to mate and unleash a counter-attack against all other male partners. Fascinating animal video with ama...
Calopterygidae
The Calopterygidae are a family of damselflies (Zygoptera), commonly known as demoiselles or jewelwings. These rather large damselflies have wingspans of 50–80 mm (compared to about 44 mm in...
Coenagrionidae
The insect family Coenagrionidae is placed in the order Odonata and the suborder Zygoptera. The Zygoptera are the damselflies, which although less known than the dragonflies, are no less common. More...
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Lestidae
The Lestidae are a rather small family of cosmopolitan, large-sized, slender damselflies. They are of the order of the dragonflies (Odonata) and are commonly known as spreadwings. The two subfamilies ...
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Megapodagrionidae
The Megapodagrionidae are a family of damselflies, commonly called flatwings for their habit of spreading out the hind wings horizontally when at rest. They belong to the superfamily Lestoidea.The Meg...
Platycnemididae
The Platycnemididae are a family of damselflies called white-legged damselflies, sometimes known as Platycnemidae.The genera include:
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Protoneuridae
The Protoneuridae are a family of damselflies. Most species are commonly known as threadtails, while others are commonly known as bambootails. They are called threadtails because their abdomen are pin...
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Synlestidae
The Synlestidae are a family of damselflies commonly known as sylphs or malachites. They rest the same way as spreadwing damselflies (Lestidae) do. Species in Synlestidae look similar to species in Le...
Rhinocypha latimacula
Rhinocypha latimacula is a species of damselfly in family Chlorocyphidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Drepanosticta
Drepanosticta is a genus of damselfly in family Platystictidae. It contains the following species:
Platylestes praemorsus
Platylestes praemorsus is a damselfly species in the family Lestidae. It is commonly known as the scalloped spreadwing. Platylestes praemorsus is often put into the genus Lestes where it is better kno...
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Chlorocypha tenuis
Chlorocypha tenuis is a species of damselfly in family Chlorocyphidae. It is found in Burundi, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, and Uganda. Its natural habitats ...
Pseudostigmatidae
The Pseudostigmatidae are a family of tropical damselflies, known as helicopter damselflies, giant damselflies, or forest giants. The family includes the largest of all damselfly species. They speci...
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Matrona (genus)
Matrona is a genus of now 8 species in Calopteryginae subfamily, Calopterygidae family.
Chlorolestes fasciatus
Chlorolestes fasciatus, the mountain malachite or mountain sylph is a species of damselfly in family Synlestidae. It is found in Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. Its natural habitat is montane str...
Chlorocypha
Chlorocypha is a genus of damselflies in family Chlorocyphidae.The genus contains these species:
Arctic Bluet
The Arctic bluet (Coenagrion johanssoni) is a damselfly which is part of the family of Coenagrionidae.
The Arctic bluet is found in Northern Europe, and east through Asia as far as the Amur River....
Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly
The scarce blue-tailed damselfly or small bluetail (Ischnura pumilio) is a member of the damselfly family Coenagrionidae. Immature femaleThe typical male has a black abdomen with a bright blue spot o...
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Palaemnema gigantula
Palaemnema gigantula is a species of damselfly in family Platystictidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It ...
Palaemnema
Palaemnema is a genus of dragonflies in the family Platystictidae. They are commonly known as Shadowdamsels.The genus contains the following species:
Coenagrionoidea
Coenagrionoidea is a superfamily of Closed Wing damselflies of the order Odonata found world-wide containing six families.
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Megaloprepus caerulatus
Megaloprepus caerulatus is a damselfly of the Forest Giant family (Pseudostigmatidae), found in wet and moist forests in Central and South America. It has the greatest wingspan of any living damselfly...
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Platycypha
Platycypha is a genus of African damselflies in the jewel damselfly family (Chlorocyphidae).The genus contains the following species:
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Chalcothore montgomeryi
Chalcothore montgomeryi is a species of damselfly in the family Polythoridae. It is endemic to Venezuela. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Rambur's Forktail
Rambur's forktail (Ischnura ramburii) is a member of the damselfly family Coenagrionidae. Males are green with blue on abdominal segments 8 and 9. Females are orange-red, olive green, or similar to ma...
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Rhinocypha
Rhinocypha is a genus of damselflies in family Chlorocyphidae.The genus contains the following species:
Rhinocypha - Wikipedia