Sympetrum nigrifemur

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Island Darter
Sympetrum nigrifemur, Canary Islands.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Sympetrum
Species: S. nigrifemur
Binomial name
Sympetrum nigrifemur
(Selys, 1884)

The Island Darter (Sympetrum nigrifemur) is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. It is endemic to the Canary Islands and to Madeira. Its natural habitats are rivers, intermittent rivers, intermittent freshwater marshes, and ponds.

S. nigrifemur may be a subspecies of Common Darter, S. striolatum.

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