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This article is about the genus of damselflies. For the ancient Greek courtesan, see Phryne.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Calopterygidae
Genus: Mnesarete
Cowley, 1934

Mnesarete is a genus of damselflies in the family Calopterygidae.

There are about 27 species. All are limited to South America.[1]

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ Guillermo-Ferreira, R., & Bispo, P. C. (2012). Description of the larva of Mnesarete pudica (Hagen in Selys, 1853) (Odonata: Calopterygidae) and notes on known genera of South American Calopterygidae larvae. Zootaxa, 77-81.
  2. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013. 

External links[edit]

Data related to Mnesarete at Wikispecies