Megalagrion xanthomelas

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Megalagrion xanthomelas
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Megalagrion
Species: M. xanthomelas
Binomial name
Megalagrion xanthomelas
(Selys, 1876)

Megalagrion xanthomelas (orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly) is a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae that is endemic to Hawaii.[2] Its natural habitats are rivers and shrub-dominated wetlands. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Odonata Specialist Group 1996. Megalagrion xanthomelas. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 10 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Damselflies: orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly (Megalagrion xanthomelas)". Red List of Aquatic Invertebrates. The Xerces Society. Retrieved 2010-06-02.