Duckweed firetail

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Duckweed firetail
Telebasis byersi.jpg

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Telebasis
Species: T. byersi
Binomial name
Telebasis byersi
(Westfall, 1957)

The duckweed firetail (Telebasis byersi) is a small damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae. It is native mainly to the southeastern United States, but its distribution extends north to Illinois and west to New Mexico.[1] It is 25–31 millimetres (0.98–1.22 in) long and red in color.


  1. ^ Telebasis byersi. NatureServe. 2012.

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