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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: Libellulinae
Genus: Nesciothemis
Species: N. farinosa – N. fitzgeraldi – N. minor – N. nigeriensis – N. pujoli
Name
Nesciothemis Longfield, 1955

Nesciothemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. It contains the following species:[1]

Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898) - Black-tailed Dancer, Black-tailed False-skimmer, Black-tailed Skimmer, Common Blacktail[2] (not to be confused with the Eurasian species Orthetrum cancellatum which shares some of these common names).
Nesciothemis fitzgeraldi Pinhey, 1956
Nesciothemis minor Gambles, 1966 - Small Blacktail[3]
Nesciothemis nigeriensis Gambles, 1966 - Northern Redtail[4]
Nesciothemis pujoli Pinhey, 1971 - Western Blacktail[5]

Nesciothemis farinosa e 011828-2

Nesciothemis farinosa

References

Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
Boudot, J.-P.; Clausnitzer, V.; Suhling, F.; Dijkstra, K.-D.B.; Samraoui, B.; Schneider, W. (2016). "Nesciothemis farinosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T59921A83853056. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T59921A83853056.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
Suhling, F. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2010). "Nesciothemis minor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T168008A6439440. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T168008A6439440.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2010). "Nesciothemis nigeriensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T184201A8236409. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T184201A8236409.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
Clausnitzer, V. & Dijkstra, K.-D.B. (2010). "Nesciothemis pujoli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T158571A5220443. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T158571A5220443.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.

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