Pseudagrion commoniae

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Pseudagrion commoniae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Pseudagrion
Species: P. commoniae
Binomial name
Pseudagrion commoniae
(Förster, 1902)

Pseudagrion commoniae, the black sprite, is a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae.

Distribution and status[edit]

This species is found in eastern Africa, from South Africa to Ethiopia.[1]


The black sprite is found in and near streams and rivers in wooded country.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (2016). "Pseudagrion commoniae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T60014A86819786. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T60014A86819786.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 

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