Allocnemis leucosticta

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Allocnemis leucosticta
Allocnemis leucosticta 2012 04 15 Pietermaritzburg.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Platycnemididae
Genus: Allocnemis
Species: A. leucosticta
Binomial name
Allocnemis leucosticta
Selys, 1863

Allocnemis leucosticta, the goldtail, is a species of damselfly in the family Platycnemididae. It is endemic to South Africa and Swaziland, where it lives near streams and rivers in wooded areas.[1][2]



  1. ^ a b F. Suhling (2013). "Allocnemis leucosticta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Tarboton, Warwick; Tarboton, Michèle (2015). A Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Nature. ISBN 9781775841845. 

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