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Calopteryx  Leach, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 102052

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Agrion Fabricius, 1775
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassPalaeoptera  – ancient winged insects  
                            OrderOdonata Fabricius, 1793 – libélula, damselflies, dragonflies  
                               SuborderZygoptera Selys, 1854 – damselflies, demoiselles  
                                  FamilyCalopterygidae  – broad-winged damselflies, Broad-winged Damsels  
                                     GenusCalopteryx Leach, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Calopteryx aequabilis Say, 1839 – River Jewelwing 
                                        Species Calopteryx amata Hagen, 1889 – Superb Jewelwing 
                                        Species Calopteryx angustipennis (Selys, 1853) – Appalachian Jewelwing 
                                        Species Calopteryx dimidiata Burmeister, 1839 – Sparkling Jewelwing 
                                        Species Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois, 1805) – demoiselle bistrée, ebony jewelwing, Ebony Jewelwing 

  Expert: Rosser W. Garrison  
  Notes: Research Associate, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County   
  Reference for: Calopteryx    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: A synonymic list of the New World Odonata - Oct 2004, website (version Oct 2004)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Maintained by Rosser W. Garrison, at   
  Reference for: Calopteryx   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Calopteryx   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Montgomery, B. E.  
  Publication Date: 1954   
  Article/Chapter Title: Nomenclatural confusion in the Odonata: the Agrion-Calopteryx problems   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals of the Entomological Society of America, vol. 47, no. 3   
  Page(s): 471-483   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0013-8746   
  Reference for: Calopteryx   

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  Comment: Rosser Garrison indicates that there has been considerable confusion regarding Agrion and Calopteryx; ITIS is following the usage he recommends. See Montgomery, 1954  



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