Taxon profile


Beautiful Demoiselle
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Odonata - dragonflies »  family Calopterygidae »  genus Calopteryx

Scientific synonyms

Agrion colchicus von Eichwald, 1837
Agrion virgo
Calopterix virgo
Libellula virgo Linnaeus, 1758



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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Calopteryx virgo festiva (Brullé, 1832)
subspecies Calopteryx virgo meridionalis Sélys, 1853

Calopteryx virgo meridionalis

subspecies Calopteryx virgo virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Calopteryx virgo virgo

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214241]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2015

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