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Platystictidae - Shadowdamsels

 

Classification

 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Arthropoda
 Subphylum: Hexapoda
 Class: Insecta
 Order: Odonata
 Family: Platystictidae 

Giant Brush DragonflyShadowdamsels are a tropical species. They usually found in forested areas near streams and rivers. They have lacy wings that are long and narrow and have a long very slender abdomen. Most species are found in Central America, South America, and Asia.

 

 

 

 

 

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct Not Enough DataNot Enough Data
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist.

U.S. Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Endangered in US Endangered in US Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife. Click on U.S. status icon to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife species profile.
  New Hampshire Status Key
Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Breeds in NH Breeds in NH
Status taken from NH Fish and Game

Location Key
Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH More Info Click for More Info picture Click for Image

  New Hampshire Species

 

  North American Species

None
  Cacao Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema baltodanoi Endangered North America
Palaemnema bilobulata Not Enough Data North America
Chiriquita Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema chiriquita Endangered North America More Info
Palaemnema cyclohamulata Not Enough Data North America
Elongate Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema gigantula Least Concern North America
Palaemnema joanetta Least Concern North America
Black-backed Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema melanota Endangered North America
Palaemnema melanura Least Concern North America
Palaemnema nathalia Least Concern North America South America
Palaemnema paulina Least Concern North America South America
Cordoba Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema paulicoba Least Concern North America
Palaemnema paulitaba Least Concern North America
Reventazón Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema reventazoni Endangered North America
Palaemnema spinulata Not Enough Data North America

Selected Species Around the World


Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH

Drepanosticta adami Critically Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta anascephala Least Concern Asia
Drepanosticta attala Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta austeni Critically Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta berlandi Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta brownelli Near Threatened Asia
Drepanosticta carmichaeli Least Concern Asia
Drepanosticta centrosaurus Vulnerable Asia
Drepanosticta ceratophora Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta conica Not Enough Data Australia
Drepanosticta exoleta Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta fontinalis Near Threatened Asia
Drepanosticta hamadryas Not Enough Data Asia
Merry Shadowdamsel - Drepanosticta hilaris Critically Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta jurzitzai Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta khaochongensis Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta krios Near Threatened Asia
Drepanosticta kruegeri Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta lepyricollis Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta luzonica Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta montana Critically Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta palauensis Not Enough Data Australia
Drepanosticta pan Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta polychromatica Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta sharpi Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta spatulifera Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta submontana Critically Endangered Asia
Drepanosticta sundana Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta tenella Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta vietnamica Not Enough Data Asia
Drepanosticta viridis Not Enough Data Asia
Wall's Shadowdamsel - Drepanosticta walli Not Enough Data Asia
Palaemnema brucei Not Enough Data South America
Palaemnema carmelita Not Enough Data South America

  Palaemnema orientalis Endangered South America
Palaemnema lorena Not Enough Data South America
Palaemnema picicaudata Not Enough Data South America
Platysticta deccanensis Vulnerable Asia
Protosticta antelopoides Not Enough Data Asia
Short-winged Shadowdamsel - Protosticta beaumonti Least Concern Asia
Protosticta caroli Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta curiosa Least Concern Asia
Protosticta davenporti Least Concern Asia
Protosticta feronia Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta fraseri Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta geijskesi Least Concern Asia
Protosticta gracilis Critically Endangered Asia
Protosticta grandis Least Concern Asia
Protosticta gravelyi Least Concern Asia
Protosticta hearseyi Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta himalaica Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta khaosoidaoensis Vulnerable Asia More Info
Protosticta linnaei Least Concern Asia
Protosticta medusa Least Concern Asia
Protosticta plicata Critically Endangered Asia
Protosticta robusta Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta rozendalorum Critically Endangered Asia
Protosticta rufostigma Least Concern Asia
Protosticta sanguinostigma Vulnerable Asia
Protosticta satoi Not Enough Data Asia
White-banded Shadowdamsel -Protosticta taipokauensis Least Concern Asia image
Protosticta trilobata Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta uncata Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta versicolor Not Enough Data Asia
Protosticta zhengi Not Enough Data Asia
Sinosticta debra Least Concern Asia
Sinosticta ogatai Least Concern Asia
Sulcosticta striata Endangered Asia


Additional Information

Key: profile Profile Photos Photos Video Video Audio Audio New Hampshire Species NH Species

Protosticta khaosoidaoensis Photos Vulnerable Asia
Protosticta khaosoidaoensis is found in Thailand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Chiriquita Shadowdamsel - Palaemnema chiriquita profile Photos Endangered North America
The Chiriquita Shadowdamsel is found in Costa Rica.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes