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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: Trameinae
Tribus: Trameini
Genus: Tauriphila
Species: T. argo – T. australis – T. azteca – T. risi – T. xiphea
Name
Tauriphila Kirby, 1889

Tauriphila is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. They are commonly known as Pasture Gliders.[1] The species are neotropical with two, the Garnet and Aztec Gliders reaching the southern USA.[1]

The genus contains the following species:[2]

Tauriphila argo (Hagen, 1869) - Arch-tipped Glider[3]
Tauriphila australis (Hagen, 1867) - Garnet Glider[3][1]
Tauriphila azteca Calvert, 1906 - Aztec Glider[3][1]
Tauriphila risi Martin, 1896
Tauriphila xiphea Ris, 1913

References

Dunkle, Sidney W. (1989). Dragonflies of the Florida peninsula, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. Gainesville, FL: Scientific Publishers. p. 120. ISBN 0-945417-23-3.
Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 Oct 2018.
"North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010.

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