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Lathrecista asiatica, Taman Sari, Yogyakarta, 2014-05-07 01.jpg
Lathrecista asiatica, Yogyakarta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Lathrecista
Kirby, 1889[1]

Lathrecista is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae.[2] There is only one known species of this genus which occurs in India through Southeast Asia and Australia.[3]


The genus Lathrecista contains a single species:[4]


  1. ^ Kirby, W.F. (1889). "A revision of the subfamily Libellulinae, with descriptions of new genera and species". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 12: 249–348 [291] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  2. ^ "Genus Lathrecista Kirby, 1889". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  3. ^ Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 262. ISBN 978 0 64309 073 6.
  4. ^ Schorr, Martin; Paulson, Dennis. "World Odonata List". Slater Museum of Natural History. University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 27 February 2017.