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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: Zygoptera
Superfamilia: Coenagrionoidea

Familia: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Aciagrion
Species: A. africanum – A. approximans – A. azureum – A. balachowskyi – A. borneense – A. brosseti – A. congoense – A. dondoense – A. fasciculare – A. feuerborni – A. fragilis – A. gracile – A. hamoni – A. heterosticta – A. hisopa – A. huaanense – A. karamoja – A. macrootithenae – A. migratum – A. nodosum – A. occidentale – A. olympicum – A. pallidum – A. pinheyi – A. rarum – A. steeleae – A. tillyardi – A. tonsillare – A. walteri – A. zambiense
Aciagrion Selys, 1891

Aciagrion is a genus of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae.[2] Aciagrion are small and slender damselflies with a small head.[1] They are found at still waters including swamps. Aciagrion is widely distributed in the tropics from Africa, through Indonesia to Australia.[3] They are commonly known as Slims.

The genus Aciagrion includes the following species:[4]

Aciagrion africanum Martin, 1908
Aciagrion approximans (Selys, 1876)
Aciagrion azureum Fraser, 1922
Aciagrion balachowskyi Legrand, 1982
Aciagrion borneense Ris, 1911
Aciagrion brosseti Legrand, 1982
Aciagrion congoense (Sjöstedt, 1917)
Aciagrion dondoense Dijkstra, 2007 - Opal Slim[5]
Aciagrion fasciculare Lieftinck, 1934
Aciagrion feuerborni Schmidt, 1934
Aciagrion fragilis (Tillyard, 1906) - Blue Slim[3]
Aciagrion gracile (Sjöstedt, 1909)
Aciagrion hamoni Fraser, 1955
Aciagrion heterosticta Fraser, 1955
Aciagrion hisopa (Selys, 1876)
Aciagrion huaanensis Xu, 2005
Aciagrion karamoja Pinhey, 1962
Aciagrion macrootithenae Pinhey, 1972
Aciagrion migratum (Selys, 1876)
Aciagrion nodosum (Pinhey, 1964)
Aciagrion occidentale Laidlaw, 1919
Aciagrion olympicum Laidlaw, 1919
Aciagrion pallidum Selys, 1891
Aciagrion pinheyi Samways, 2001 - Emerald-striped Slim[5]
Aciagrion rarum (Longfield, 1947)
Aciagrion steeleae Kimmins, 1955
Aciagrion tillyardi Laidlaw, 1919
Aciagrion tonsillare Lieftinck, 1937
Aciagrion walteri Carfi & D'Andrea, 1994
Aciagrion zambiense Pinhey, 1972


Selys-Longchamps, E. (1891). "Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine XXXII". Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Genova. 2 (in French). 10: 433–518 [509] – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
"Genus: Aciagrion Selys, 1891". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 290. ISBN 978 0 64309 073 6.
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.
Samways, Michael J. (2008). Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Pensoft. ISBN 954-642-330-0.

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