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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Odonatoptera
Cladus: Holodonata
Ordo: Odonata
Subordo: Epiprocta
Infraordo: Anisoptera
Superfamilia: Libelluloidea

Familia: Libellulidae
Subfamilia: Urothemistinae
Genus: Aethriamanta
Species: A. aethra – A. brevipennis – A. circumsignata – A. gracilis – A. nymphaeae – A. rezia

Name
Aethriamanta Kirby, 1889

Aethriamanta is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae.[2] Species of Aethriamanta are found in Madagascar, through Southeast Asia, Indonesia, New Guinea and northern Australia.[2]

Pond adjutant (Aethriamanta gracilis) male

Pond adjutant (Aethriamanta gracilis) male, Singapore

Species

This genus Aethriamanta includes the following species:[3]

Male Female Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Aethriamanta aethra Ris, 1912 Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Scarlet marsh hawk (Aethriamanta brevipennis) male.jpg Scarlet Marsh Hawk (Aethriamanta brevipennis)Female. (30503157692).jpg Aethriamanta brevipennis (Rambur, 1842) scarlet marsh hawk[4] Asia
Square-spot basker 3094.jpg Aethriamanta circumsignata; square-spot basker (26008148213).jpg Aethriamanta circumsignata Selys, 1897 square-spot basker[5] Australia, and New Guinea
Pond adjutant (Aethriamanta gracilis) male.jpg Aethriamanta gracilis (Brauer, 1878) Sumatra and Borneo Philippines, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Lao
L-spot basker 6576.jpg Aethriamanta nymphaeae Lieftinck, 1949 L-spot basker[5] northern Australia
Aethriamanta rezia Kirby, 1889 pygmy basker[6] Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe

References

Kirby, W.F. (1889). "A revision of the subfamily Libellulinae, with descriptions of new genera and species". Transactions of the Zoological Society of London. 12: 249–348 [283]. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1889.tb00016.x – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
"Genus: Aethriamanta Kirby, 1889". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Archived from the original on 28 October 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
Subramanian, K. A. (2005). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India (PDF).
Günther Theischinger; John Hawking (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. ISBN 0-643-09073-8.
Clausnitzer, V. (2016). "Aethriamanta rezia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T59793A83843446. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T59793A83843446.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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