Celithemis

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Celithemis
Celithemis eponina (Halloween Pennant).jpg
Halloween Pennant (C. eponina)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Epiprocta
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Celithemis
Hagen, 1861

Celithemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. They are known commonly as pennants. There are eight species in this monophyletic genus. They are mainly distributed in eastern North America.[1]

Species include:[2]

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  1. ^ Baskinger, G. M., J. L. Ware, D. D. Kornell, M. L. May, and K. M. Kjer. (2008). A phylogeny of Celithemis inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data and morphology (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Odonatologica 37(2) 101-109.
  2. ^ Celithemis. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

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