Williamsonia (dragonfly)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Epiprocta
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Corduliidae
Genus: Williamsonia
Davis, 1913

Williamsonia is a genus of small dragonflies in the family Corduliidae. They are commonly known as boghaunters. Unlike other genera of emerald dragonflies, they have dark eyes and nonmetallic bodies.[1]

The genus consists of only two living species:[2]


  1. ^ a b Paulson, Dennis R. (2009). Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12281-4. 
  2. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010.