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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Austrocorduliidae
Genus: Micromidia
Fraser, 1959
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Micromidia is a genus of dragonflies in the family Austrocorduliidae. They are small to medium-sized dragonflies, coloured black or metallic green with pale markings, and endemic to eastern Australia.


The genus Micromidia includes the following species:

Note about family

There are differing views as to the family that Micromidia best belongs to:

  • It is considered to be part of the Austrocorduliidae family at the Australian Faunal Directory
  • It is considered to be part of the Synthemistidae family in the World Odonata List at the Slater Museum of Natural History
  • It is considered to be part of the Corduliidae family at Wikispecies
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