Perithemis

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Amberwings
Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera 2009-08-21.JPG
Perithemis tenera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Perithemis
Hagen, 1861

Perithemis is a genus of dragonflies commonly known as Amberwings. They are characterized by their small size and the amber wings of the male.[1]

Perithemis includes the following species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbott, John C. 2005. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.
  2. ^ Martin Schorr, Martin Lindeboom, Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013. 
  3. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007). "Perithemis cornelia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  5. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007). "Perithemis electra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  6. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007). "Perithemis lais". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  7. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007). "Perithemis parzefalli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  8. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007). "Perithemis rubita". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 October 2010.