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Pseudagrion citricola

(Yellow-faced Sprite)

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Yellow-faced Sprite, Yellow faced Sprite

Description

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Habitat

Biome: Terrestrial ; Freshwater [1].

Ecology: Found in riverine pools and sluggish reaches of rivers .[1].

List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

First described: Barnard, K . H. Notes on dragon-flies (Odonata) of the S.W. Cape , with descriptions of the nymphs , and of new species. Annals South African Museum 32 (3): 169-260, figs. 1-32., 1937.

Last scrutiny: 04-Aug-2008

A-group. Pseudagrion is likely to be split into two genera at some point . Until this taxonomic split occurs, the candidates for these two groups are highlighted by "group A" and "group B ". [1].

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Pseudagrion

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 45 species and subspecies in this genus:

P. acaciae (Acacia Sprite) · P. angolense (Angola Sprite) · P. assegaii (Assegaai Sprite) · P. aureofrons (Gold Fronted Riverdamsel) · P. bicoerulans (Afroalpine Sprite) · P. caffrum (Springwater Sprite) · P. camerunense (Orange-Faced Sprite) · P. citricola (Yellow-Faced Sprite) · P. coelestis (Catshead Sprite) · P. coelestis umsingaziense (Umsingazi Sprite) · P. commoniae (Black Sprite) · P. deningi (Dening's Sprite) · P. draconis (Mountain Sprite) · P. emarginatum (Blue-Faced Sprite) · P. fisheri (Fisher's Sprite) · P. furcigerum (Palmiet Sprite) · P. gamblesi (Great Sprite) · P. gigas (Giant Sprite) · P. glaucescens (Glaucous Sprite) · P. glaucum (Slim Sprite) · P. hageni (Painted Sprite) · P. hamoni (Hamon's Sprite) · P. helenae (Helena Sprite) · P. hemicolon (Yellow-Legged Sprite) · P. ignifer (Flame-Headed Riverdamsel) · P. inconspicuum (Inconspicuous Sprite) · P. inopinatum (Badplaas Sprite) · P. kersteni (Kerstens Sprite) · P. makabusiense (Green-Striped Sprite) · P. massaicum (Masai Sprite) · P. melanicterum (Black-And-Yellow Sprite) · P. microcephalum (Blue Sprite) · P. newtoni (Harlequin Sprite) · P. nubicum (Nubian Sprite) · P. risi (Cameroon Sprite) · P. rufostigma (Dark Sprite) · P. salisburyense (Salisbury Sprite) · P. sjoestedti (Sjoestedt's Sprite) · P. spernatum (Powder Sprite) · P. sublacteum (Cherry-Eye Sprite) · P. sublacteum sublacteum (Cherry Eye Sprite) · P. sudanicum (Sudan Sprite) · P. syriacum (Syrian Sprite) · P. torridum (Senegal Sprite) · P. vaalense (Vaal Sprite)

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Footnotes

  1. Suhling, F. 2010. Pseudagrion citricola. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 February 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-20