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ZYGOPTERA (damselflies)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 192 images of ZYGOPTERA (damselflies)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of ZYGOPTERA (damselflies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Suborder)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs
CALOPTERYGIDAE Selys, 1850 (demoiselle damselflies) Family    
Calopteryx Leach, 1815 (demoiselles, demoiselle damselflies) Genus 1 1
COENAGRIONIDAE Kirby, 1890 (red and blue damselflies, and demoiselles) Family 6 2
LESTIDAE Calvert, 1901 (emerald damselflies) Family    
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825) (Green Emerald or Willow Emerald Damselfly) Species 1  
Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890 (Scarce Emerald Damselfly) Species 2 1
PLATYCNEMIDIDAE Tillyard, 1917 (white-legged damselflies) Family    
Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771) (White-legged Damselfly) Species 1  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Larvae and exuviae

Cham, S., 2009 Field Guide to the larvae and exuviae of British Dragonflies - Volume 2:Damselflies (Zygoptera)

ZYGOPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ODONATA
(dragonflies and damselflies)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

ZYGOPTERA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Zygoptera listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)

Associated with ZYGOPTERA:

wing base (upper side), adult (live) live wing base (upper side) of adult has blood sucked by adult Forcipomyia paludis - Dragonfly-biting Midge (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) UK/Ireland Telfer, M.G., 2009

Zygoptera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
ODONATA
(dragonflies and damselflies)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Telfer, M.G., 2009 Forcipomyia paludis (Macfie, 1936) (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) the dragonfly biting midge: first British records since 1936
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