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Amphipterygidae

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Amphipteryx is a genus of damselflies, the only genus in the family Amphipterygidae.[1] It is limited to Mesoamerica from Mexico to Honduras and Guatemala.[1]

Most damselflies in this family live in tropical rainforests and cloud forests. They rest on vegetation hanging over seeps and streams. The larvae live in gravel and leaf litter.[1]

There are five species in this family:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Jocque, M. & Argueta, I. (2014). A new species in the genus Amphipteryx Selys, 1853 (Odonata, Amphipterygidae) from Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras. ZooKeys 408 71.
  2. ^ von Ellenrieder, N. & Paulson, D. 2006. Amphipteryx agrioides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 January 2016.
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Amphipterygidae: Brief Summary

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Amphipteryx is a genus of damselflies, the only genus in the family Amphipterygidae. It is limited to Mesoamerica from Mexico to Honduras and Guatemala.

Most damselflies in this family live in tropical rainforests and cloud forests. They rest on vegetation hanging over seeps and streams. The larvae live in gravel and leaf litter.

There are five species in this family:

Amphipteryx agrioides Selys, 1853 – Montane Relict Damsel Amphipteryx chiapensis González, 2010 Amphipteryx jaroli Jocque & Argueta, 2014 Amphipteryx meridionalis González, 2010 Amphipteryx nataliae González, 2010
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