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Agrionoptera insignis allogenes - Red Swampdragon.jpg
Red swampdragon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Agrionoptera
Brauer, 1864

Agrionoptera is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. Species of Agrionoptera are found across India, Southeast Asia and the Pacific.


The genus Agrionoptera includes the following species:

  • Agrionoptera bartola Needham & Gyger, 1937
  • Agrionoptera cardinalis Lieftinck, 1962
  • Agrionoptera insignis (Rambur, 1842) – red swampdragon
  • Agrionoptera sanguinolenta Lieftinck, 1962
  • Agrionoptera sexlineata Selys, 1879
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