Rahul Sharma

Miathyria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Epiprocta
Family  Libellulidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Insecta
Infraorder  Anisoptera
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Odonate
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Similar  Odonate, Brachymesia, Micrathyria, Dythemis, Erythrodiplax

Miathyria is a Neotropical genus of dragonflies. They are commonly known as Hyacinth Gliders. One species, M. marcella, occurs in North America. They are associated with floating plants, especially Water Hyacinth or Water Lettuce.

The genus contains only two species:

  • Miathyria marcella (Selys in Sagra, 1857) - Hyacinth Glider
  • Miathyria simplex (Rambur, 1842) - Dwarf Glider
  • References

    Miathyria Wikipedia


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