Taxon profile


Banded Demoiselle
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780)

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

Scientific synonyms

Libellula splendens Harris, 1780
Agrion splendens (Harris, 1780)
Libellula ludovicea Fourcroy, 1785

Least Concern



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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Mantis religiosa (Linnaeus, 1758) - Religious Mantis

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Calopteryx splendens caprai Conci, 1956
subspecies Calopteryx splendens splendens (Harris, 1780)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214240]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [158701]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780)]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2015

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