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Ceriagrion glabrum male panorama.jpg
Male Ceriagrion glabrum
Ceriagrion glabrum female.jpg
Female Ceriagrion glabrum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Ceriagrion
Selys, 1876[1]
Ceriagrion cerinorubellum mating

Ceriagrion is a genus of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae.[2] Species of Ceriagrion are small to medium size, generally brightly coloured damselflies. They are found across the Old World, Africa, Asia and Australia.[3]


The genus Ceriagrion includes the following species:[4]


  1. ^ Selys-Longchamps, E. (1876). "Synopsis des Agrionines, 5me légion: Agrion (suite). Le grand genre Agrion". Bulletin de la Classe des Science, Academie Royale de Belgique (in French). 42: 490–531, 952–991 [525] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library. 
  2. ^ "Genus Ceriagrion Selys, 1876". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Günther Theischinger; John Hawking (2006). The complete field guide to dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. ISBN 0-643-09073-8. 
  4. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ceriagrion georgifreyi". IUCN Red List. 2010. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T59700A11978497.en. Retrieved 3 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ceriagrion glabrum". IUCN. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  7. ^ a b Samways, Michael J. (2008). Dragonflies and damselflies of South Africa. Pensoft. ISBN 954-642-330-0. 
  8. ^ "Ceriagrion tenellum". British Dragonfly Society. Retrieved 2011-05-27.