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Macromia

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Macromia is a genus of large dragonflies in the family Macromiidae.[2] They are commonly known as river cruisers from their habit of cruising long distances along river banks. Most species of Macromia occur in the tropical Australasian region, with one species being found in Europe (Macromia splendens),[3] and a few species occurring in North America.[4]

Genera

The genus Macromia includes the following species:[5]

References

  1. ^ Rambur, Jules (1842). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Névroptères (in French). Paris: Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret. pp. 534 [137] – via Gallica.
  2. ^ "Genus Macromia Rambur, 1842". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b Boudot, J.-P. (2010). "Macromia splendens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T12598A3364642. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-1.RLTS.T12598A3364642.en.
  4. ^ Paulson, Dennis R. (2009). Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12281-4.
  5. ^ Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  7. ^ Dunkle, S.W., Dragonflies through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America. New York:Oxford University Press, 2000.
  8. ^ Hawking, J. (2007). "Macromia viridescens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2007. Retrieved 5 October 2010.old-form url
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Macromia: Brief Summary

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Macromia is a genus of large dragonflies in the family Macromiidae. They are commonly known as river cruisers from their habit of cruising long distances along river banks. Most species of Macromia occur in the tropical Australasian region, with one species being found in Europe (Macromia splendens), and a few species occurring in North America.

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