Zygoptera


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Zygoptera

[zī′gäp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The damsel flies, a suborder of insects in the order Odonata; individuals are slender, dainty creatures, often with bright-blue or orange coloring and usually with clear or transparent wings.
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1 [feminidad] Ma Erythrodiplax umbrata 1 [masculinidad] Ma Miathyria marcella 1 [masculinidad] Ma Anisoptera Micrathyria aequalis 1 [masculinidad] Co Micrathyria ocellata 1 [masculinidad] Co Orthemis discolor 1 [masculinidad] Co Pantala flavescens 1 [feminidad] Ma Perithemis mooma 2 [masculinidad] Co Acanthagrion inexpectum 3 [masculinidad], Co 1 [feminidad] Argia oculata 2 [masculinidad] Ma Zygoptera Ischnura capreolus 4 [masculinidad] Co Ischnura sp.
Numbers given for both the entire order and individually for each suborder Generalist Specialist Lotic Lentic Odonata 23/52 (44%) 56/84 (67%) 38/52 (73%) 41/84 (49%) Anisoptera 15/35 (43%) 42/58 (72%) 27/32 (84%) 30/61 (49%) Zygoptera 8/17 (47%) 14/26 (54%) 11/20 (55%) 11/23 (48%)
Species of Argia also differ dramatically in morphology of the penes (Kennedy, 1920a), and while Kennedy used some of these structures in his "phylogeny" of Zygoptera, his work predated by many years the formal development of phylogenetic methodology.
Sm -- -- -- ODONATA Zygoptera Zy -- -- -- OSTRACODA Os -- X -- COPEPODA Potamocaris sp.
Habitat assemblages: The observed number of species was highest along stream margins (59: 25 Zygoptera and 34 Anisoptera) and in riffles (50: 16 Zygoptera and 35 Anisoptera), and lowest in pools (23: 9 Zygoptera and 15 Anisoptera).
2006), se posiciona como la mas completa revision para los mas de 200 generos de Zygoptera de America.
Checklist of UAE Odonata species ZYGOPTERA (Damselflies) Vernacular Name * Family Protoneuridae 1.
Zygoptera were consistently more abundant in the main reservoir.
Understanding the taxonomic significance of the male caudal appendages of zygoptera - the case of Enallagma.
Illustrations and text on damselflies, the Zygoptera, begin on page 49 (and continue to page 164) with damselflies organized into the Broadwinged Damsel family, the Spreadwing family, and the Pond Damsel family.