Kiautagrion, Lencioni, 2022

Lencioni, F. A. A., 2022, Analysis of male Leptagrion Selys, 1876 sensu lato (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) with description of four new genera and a new species, Zootaxa 5105 (1), pp. 63-104 : 99

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5105.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8B30E589-CEFC-415B-9505-EAE71C204E61

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6335813

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CC8790-2752-AA08-6CB1-FB556DE3F90B

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Plazi

scientific name

Kiautagrion
status

gen. nov.

Kiautagrion gen. nov.

Figs. E, 67–70 View FIGURE 67 View FIGURE 68 View FIGURE 69 View FIGURE 70 .

Type species: Kiautagrion acutum Santos, 1961 by present designation.

Etymology: Named Kiauta, named jointly in honour of Professor Dr Bastiaan Kiauta and Mrs Marianne Kiauta, a couple of friends who edited, published and circulated Odonatologica for 42 years + agrion, neuter form of agrios (ἄγριος) meaning “wild”, which in damselflies is now used as an indicator that the genus belongs to the Coenagrionidae ( Fliedner 2006).

Generic characterization. Large Coenagrionidae (51–53 mm), pale postocular spots and pale occipital bar absent, rear of the head pale, cerci longer than S10, basal 1/2 of cerci in lateral view roughly triangular, apical 1/2, in lateral view, plate like with the tip directed upward, in dorsal view with a projection with three teeth medially directed, paraproctus vestigial (plate-like) and penis with S3 vestigial, smaller than inner and terminal folds, ental surface S3 with a very long filament.

Distribution. Brazil (endemic to Espirito Santo).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Coenagrionidae