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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: Tetrathemistinae
Genus: Neodythemis
Species: N. africana – N. arnoulti – N. fitzgeraldi – N. gorillae – N. hildebrandti – N. pauliani – N. scalarum – N. trinervulata

Name
Neodythemis Karsch, 1889

Junglewatcher (Neodythemis pauliani)

Junglewatcher (Neodythemis pauliani), Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar

Junglewatcher (Neodythemis hildebrandti)

Junglewatcher (Neodythemis hildebrandti), Andasibe, Madagascar

Neodythemis is a genus of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae, known as junglewatchers. It contains the following species:[1]

Neodythemis afra (Ris, 1909)
Neodythemis arnoulti Fraser, 1955
Neodythemis campioni (Ris, 1915)
Neodythemis fitzgeraldi Pinhey, 1961 – Powdered Junglewatcher
Neodythemis hildebrandti Karsch, 1889
Neodythemis infra Dijkstra, Diedericks & Mézière, 2015 – Blackwater Junglewatcher[2]
Neodythemis katanga Dijkstra & Kipping, 2015 – Katanga Junglewatcher[2]
Neodythemis klingi (Karsch, 1890)
Neodythemis munyaga Dijkstra & Vick, 2006[3]
Neodythemis nyungwe Dijkstra & Vick, 2006[3]
Neodythemis pauliani Fraser, 1952
Neodythemis preussi (Karsch, 1891)
Neodythemis scalarum Pinhey, 1964
Neodythemis takamandensis (Vick, 2000) – Bizarre Junglewatcher
Neodythemis trinervulata (Martin, 1902)

References

Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 Oct 2018.
Dijkstra, Klaas-Douwe B.; Kipping, Jens; Mézière, Nicolas (2015). "Sixty new dragonfly and damselfly species from Africa (Odonata)". Odonatologica. 44 (4): 447–678. doi:10.5281/zenodo.35388.
Dijkstra, Klaas-Douwe B.; Vick, Graham S. (2006). "Inflation by venation and the bankruptcy of traditional genera: the case of Neodythemis and Micromacromia, with keys to the continental African species and the description of two new Neodythemis species from the Albertine Rift (Odonata: Libellulidae)". International Journal of Odonatology. 9 (1): 51–70. doi:10.1080/13887890.2006.9748263.

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