Echo (damselfly)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Calopterygidae
Genus: Echo
Selys, 1853

Echo is a genus of damselflies belonging to the family Calopterygidae. There are five species.[1] A sixth, Echo maxima, is sometimes included, but it probably belongs to a different genus.[2]

This genus is distributed in Asia, especially Southeast Asia.[1]

Species include:[1]


  1. ^ a b c Zhang, H. M., Hämäläinen, M., & Cai, Q. H. (2015). Description of Echo candens sp. nov. from western Yunnan, China (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Odonatologica 44(1-2), 107-116.
  2. ^ Yu, X. and Hämäläinen, M. (2012). A description of Echo perornata spec. nov. from Xizang (Tibet), China (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Zootaxa 3218 40-46.
  3. ^ Dow, R. A. 2009. Echo uniformis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 January 2016.