kids encyclopedia robot

Agriocnemis facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Agriocnemis
Agriocnemis pieris by kadavoor.JPG
Agriocnemis pieris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Coenagrionidae
Genus: Agriocnemis
Selys, 1877
Agriocnemis probable distribution map.svg
Probable distribution of Agriocnemis
Agriocnemis pygmaea female, Burdwan, West Bengal, India 11 10 2012
Agriocnemis pygmaea, female at West Bengal, India
Agriocnemis splendidissima by kadavoor
Agriocnemis splendidissima male
Agriocnemis splendidissima female by Kadavoor
Agriocnemis splendidissima female

Agriocnemis is a genus of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae. Agriocnemis is distributed widely across Africa, South-east Asia, Indonesia, Australia and islands in the Pacific. They are small insects, commonly known as wisps.

Species

The genus Agriocnemis includes the following species:

  • Agriocnemis aderces Lieftinck, 1932
  • Agriocnemis alcyone Laidlaw, 1931
  • Agriocnemis angolense Longfield, 1947
  • Agriocnemis angustirami Pinhey, 1974
  • Agriocnemis argentea Tillyard, 1906 - silver wisp
  • Agriocnemis carmelita Selys, 1877
  • Agriocnemis clauseni Fraser, 1922
  • Agriocnemis corbeti Kumar & Prasad, 1978
  • Agriocnemis dabreui Fraser, 1919
  • Agriocnemis dissimilis D'Andrea & Carfi, 1997
  • Agriocnemis dobsoni Fraser, 1954 - tropical wisp
  • Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872 - little wisp
  • Agriocnemis exsudans Selys, 1877
  • Agriocnemis falcifera Pinhey, 1959 - white-masked wisp
  • Agriocnemis femina (Brauer, 1868) - pinhead wisp
  • Agriocnemis forcipata Le Roi, 1915
  • Agriocnemis gratiosa Gerstäcker, 1891 - gracious wisp
  • Agriocnemis interrupta Fraser, 1927
  • Agriocnemis inversa Karsch, 1899
  • Agriocnemis keralensis Peters, 1981
  • Agriocnemis kunjina Watson, 1974 - Pilbara wisp
  • Agriocnemis lacteola Selys, 1877
  • Agriocnemis luteola Navás, 1936
  • Agriocnemis maclachlani Selys, 1877
  • Agriocnemis merina Lieftinck, 1965
  • Agriocnemis minima Selys, 1877
  • Agriocnemis naia Fraser, 1923
  • Agriocnemis nana Laidlaw, 1914
  • Agriocnemis palaeforma Pinhey, 1959
  • Agriocnemis pieli Navás, 1933
  • Agriocnemis pieris Laidlaw, 1919
  • Agriocnemis pinheyi Balinsky, 1963 - Pinhey's wisp
  • Agriocnemis pygmaea (Rambur, 1842) - pygmy wisp
  • Agriocnemis ruberrima Balinsky, 1961
  • Agriocnemis rubricauda Tillyard, 1913 - red-rumped wisp
  • Agriocnemis salomonis Lieftinck, 1949
  • Agriocnemis sania Nielsen, 1959
  • Agriocnemis splendidissima Laidlaw, 1919
  • Agriocnemis thoracalis Sjöstedt, 1917
  • Agriocnemis victoria Fraser, 1928
  • Agriocnemis zerafica Le Roi, 1915
kids search engine
Agriocnemis Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.