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Acanthagrion

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Acanthagrion is a genus of damselflies. It is the dominant genus of damselfly at ponds and lakes in the Neotropics but A. quadratum is the only one found in North America.[1] They are commonly known as Wedgetails because of the raised tip of the abdomen.

The genus contains the following species:[2]

References

  1. ^ Paulson, Dennis R. (2009). Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-12281-6.
  2. ^ Dennis Paulson; Martin Schorr; Cyrille Deliry. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 15 Feb 2022.
  3. ^ "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Archived from the original on 11 July 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
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Acanthagrion: Brief Summary

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Acanthagrion is a genus of damselflies. It is the dominant genus of damselfly at ponds and lakes in the Neotropics but A. quadratum is the only one found in North America. They are commonly known as Wedgetails because of the raised tip of the abdomen.

The genus contains the following species:

Acanthagrion abunae Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion adustum Williamson, 1916 Acanthagrion aepiolum Tennessen, 2004 Acanthagrion amazonicum Sjöstedt, 1918 Acanthagrion apicale Selys, 1876 Acanthagrion ascendens Calvert, 1909 Acanthagrion chacoense Calvert, 1909 Acanthagrion chararum Calvert, 1909 Acanthagrion cuyabae Calvert, 1909 Acanthagrion dichrostigma De Marmels, 1985 Acanthagrion egleri Santos, 1961 Acanthagrion floridense Fraser, 1946 Acanthagrion fluviatile (De Marmels, 1984) Acanthagrion gracile (Rambur, 1842) Acanthagrion hartei Muzón & Lozano, 2005 Acanthagrion hildegarda Gloger, 1967 Acanthagrion indefensum Williamson, 1916 Acanthagrion inexpectum Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion jessei Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion kennedii Williamson, 1916 Acanthagrion lancea Selys, 1876 Acanthagrion latapistylum Calvert, 1902 Acanthagrion longispinosum Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion minutum Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion obsoletum (Förster, 1914) Acanthagrion peruanum Schmidt, 1942 Acanthagrion peruvianum Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion phallicorne Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion quadratum Selys, 1876 - Mexican Wedgetail Acanthagrion rubrifrons Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion speculum Garrison, 1985 Acanthagrion taxaense Santos, 1965 Acanthagrion temporale Selys, 1876 Acanthagrion tepuiense De Marmels, 1985 Acanthagrion trilobatum Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion truncatum Selys, 1876 Acanthagrion vidua Selys, 1876 Acanthagrion viridescens Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion williamsoni Leonard, 1977 Acanthagrion yungarum Ris, 1918
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