Neha Patil

Archaeophya

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Odonata
Infraorder  Anisoptera
Higher classification  Corduliidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Suborder  Epiprocta
Family  Corduliidae
Rank  Genus
Similar  Odonate, Corduliidae, Insect, Aethriamanta circumsignata

Archaeophya is a small genus of dragonflies belonging to the family Corduliidae. They are large dragonflies with metallic bodies, dark with yellow spots and clear wings. They only occur in eastern Australia.

The genus contain only two species:

  • Archaeophya adamsi Fraser, 1959 – horned urfly
  • Archaeophya magnifica Theischinger & Watson, 1978 – magnificent urfly
  • References

    Archaeophya Wikipedia


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