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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Tetrathemis
Species: T. bifida – T. camerunensis – T. corduliformis – T. denticauda – T. flavescens – T. fraseri – T. fruhstorferi – T. godiardi – T. irregularis – T. leptoptera – T. longfieldae – T. platyptera – T. polleni – T. ruwensoriensis – T. sulci – T. victoriae – T. yerburi
Name
Tetrathemis Brauer, 1868

Tetrathemis is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae.[2][3] Species of Tetrathemis are found in Africa, Madagascar, Asia, New Guinea and Australia.[4]

Species

The genus Tetrathemis includes the following species:[3]

Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)
Tetrathemis corduliformis Longfield, 1936
Tetrathemis denticauda Fraser, 1954
Tetrathemis flavescens Kirby, 1889
Tetrathemis fraseri Legrand, 1977 - Treefall Elf
Tetrathemis godiardi Lacroix, 1921
Tetrathemis irregularis Brauer, 1868 - Rainforest Elf[5]

Tetrathemis irregularis cladophila - Tillyard, 1908 - Rainforest Elf

Tetrathemis leptoptera Selys, 1877
Tetrathemis longfieldae Legrand, 1977
Tetrathemis platyptera Selys, 1878
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877) - Black-splashed Elf[6]
Tetrathemis ruwensoriensis Fraser, 1941
Tetrathemis victoriae (Pinhey, 1963)
Tetrathemis yerburii Kirby, 1893

References

Brauer, Friedrich (1868). "Neue und wenig bekannte vom Herrn Doct. Semper gesammelte Odonaten". Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien (in German). 18: 167–188 [182] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
"Genus Tetrathemis Brauer, 1868". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
Dennis Paulson; Martin Schorr; Cyrille Deliry. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 15 Feb 2022.
Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (1991). The Australian Dragonflies: A Guide to the Identification, Distributions and Habitats of Australian Odonata. Melbourne: CSIRO. p. 278. ISBN 0643051368.
Günther Theischinger; John Hawking (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. ISBN 0-643-09073-8.
Samways, Michael J. (2008). The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Pensoft. ISBN 954-642-330-0.

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