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Orthemis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Division: Palaeoptera
Ordo: Odonata
Subordo: Anisoptera
Superfamilia: Libelluloidea
Familia: Libellulidae
Subfamilia: Libellulinae
Genus: Orthemis
Species: O. aequilibris - O. ambinigra - O. ambirufa - O. anthracina - O. attenuata - O. biolleyi - O. concolor - O. cultriformis - O. discolor - O. ferruginea - O. flavopicta - O. levis - O. nodiplaga - O. plaumanni - O. regalis - O. schmidti - O. sulphurata

Name

Orthemis Hagen, 1861

Orthemis is a genus of large Neotropical dragonflies, commonly called Tropical King Skimmers. The males are generally red and the females brown.[1]

The genus contains the following species:[2]

* Orthemis aequilibris Calvert, 1909
* Orthemis ambinigra Calvert, 1909
* Orthemis ambirufa Calvert, 1909
* Orthemis anthracina De Marmels, 1989
* Orthemis attenuata (Erichson, 1848)
* Orthemis biolleyi Calvert, 1906 - Yellow-lined Skimmer[3]
* Orthemis cinnamomea von Ellenrieder, 2009
* Orthemis concolor Ris, 1919 - Concolored Skimmer[4]
* Orthemis coracina von Ellenrieder, 2009
* Orthemis cultriformis Calvert, 1899
* Orthemis discolor (Burmeister, 1839) - Carmine Skimmer[5]
* Orthemis ferruginea (Fabricius, 1775) - Roseate Skimmer[5]
* Orthemis flavopicta Kirby, 1889
* Orthemis harpago von Ellenrieder, 2009
* Orthemis levis Calvert, 1906
* Orthemis macrostigma (Rambur, 1842)
* Orthemis nodiplaga Karsch, 1891
* Orthemis philipi von Ellenrieder, 2009
* Orthemis plaumanni Buchholz, 1950
* Orthemis regalis Ris, 1910 - Regal Skimmer[6]
* Orthemis schmidti Buchholz, 1950
* Orthemis sulphurata Hagen, 1868
* Orthemis tambopatae von Ellenrieder, 2009

References

1. ^ Paulson, Dennis R. (2009). Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691122814.
2. ^ Martin Schorr, Martin Lindeboom, Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiversity-resources/dragonflies/world-odonata-list/. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
3. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007) Orthemis biolleyi In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. www.iucnredlist.org Downloaded on 04 October 2010.
4. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007) Orthemis concolor In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. www.iucnredlist.org Downloaded on 04 October 2010.
5. ^ a b "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiversity-resources/dragonflies/north-american-odonata/. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
6. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. (2007) Orthemis regalis In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.3. www.iucnredlist.org Downloaded on 04 October 2010.

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