Palaemnema gigantula

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Palaemnema gigantula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Platystictidae
Genus: Palaemnema
Species: P. gigantula
Binomial name
Palaemnema gigantula
Calvert, 1931

Palaemnema gigantula is a species of damselfly in the family Platystictidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Paulson, D. R. (2009). "Palaemnema gigantula". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T15881A5276658. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T15881A5276658.en. Retrieved 9 December 2017.