Nathaliagrion, 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 : 95

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.6335811

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CC8790-2756-AA0C-6CB1-FF556B26FD2E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Nathaliagrion
status

gen. nov.

Nathaliagrion gen. nov.

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Type species: Nathaliagrion porrectum Selys, 1876 by present designation.

Etymology: Named Nathalia after Nathalia Rodrigues Lencioni (b. 26.vii.2000) my beloved daughter + 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 (61–69 mm), pale postocular spots and pale occipital bar absent, rear of the head pale, cerci longer than S10, basal 1/2 of cerci roughly cylindrical flattened laterally, apical 1/2 bifurcated, dorsal branch simple with tip covered with brush-like setae, ventral branch bifurcated and directed medially, posterior section of ventral branch wider and with a heavily chitinized tip, anterior section narrow, and nail shaped, paraproctus vestigial (plate-like) and ental surface of penis S3 with a long filament.

Distribution. Brazil (Atlantic Forest in Brazil from Bahia to Santa Catarina).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Odonata

Family

Coenagrionidae