Neopetalia punctata

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Neopetalia punctata
Neopetalia punctata larva (1).jpg
Larva of Neopetalia punctata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Anisoptera
Family: Neopetaliidae
Tillyard and Fraser, 1940
Genus: Neopetalia
Cowley, 1934
Species: N. punctata
Binomial name
Neopetalia punctata
(Hagen in Selys, 1854)

Neopetalia punctata is a dragonfly, the only member of the family Neopetaliidae.[1]

It is endemic to Argentina and Chile.[2]


  1. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  2. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. & Paulson, D. (2006). "Neopetalia punctata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2012.