Phaon (damselfly)

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Phaon
Glistening demoiselle (Phaon iridipennis) male.jpg
male P. iridipennis, Ghana
Phaon iridipennis.jpg
female P. iridipennis, Tanzania
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Calopterygidae
Genus: Phaon
Selys, 1853

Phaon is a small genus of damselflies belonging to the family Calopterygidae. They occur in central and southern Africa.

The genus contains only two species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2010). "Phaon camerunensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Clausnitzer, V.; Dijkstra, K.-D.B. & Suhling, F. (2010). "Phaon iridipennis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2012.