Chlorocyphidae

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Chlorocyphidae
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Rhinocypha bisignata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Superfamily: Calopterygoidea
Family: Chlorocyphidae
Cowley, 1937
Genera

Africocypha
Calocypha
Chlorocypha
Cyrano
Disparocypha
Indocypha
Libellago
Melanocypha
Pachycypha
Platycypha
Rhinocypha
Rhinoneura
Sclerocypha
Sundacypha
Watuwila

Chlorocyphidae is a family of damselfies, commonly known as jewels. They are most commonly found in Africa and Asia.

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Species[edit]

  • Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839)
  • Platycypha eliseva Dijkstra, 2008
  • Rhinocypha uenoi Asahina, 1964
  • Rhinocypha bisignata Hagen in Selys, 1853

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