Zyxomma

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Duskdarters
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Zyxomma petiolatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Superfamily: Libelluloidea
Family: Libellulidae
Subfamily: Trameinae
Tribe: Zyxommatini
Genus: Zyxomma
Rambur, 1842

Zyxomma is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. They are small to medium-sized, dully coloured, crepuscular insects. They are commonly known as Duskdarters.[1] Members of Zyxomma are found in India, Japan, Africa and Australia.

The genus contains the following species:[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Günther Theischinger, John Hawking (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. ISBN 0-643-09073-8. 
  2. ^ Martin Schorr, Martin Lindeboom, Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013. 
  3. ^ Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2009). "Zyxomma atlanticum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 October 2010. 
  4. ^ Kalkman, V. (2007). "Zyxomma multinervinervis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Clausnitzer, V., Suhling, F. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2009). "Parazyxomma flavicans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 October 2010.