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Megalagrion jugorum Perkins, 1899

Jugorum megalagrion damselfly, Maui upland damselfly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1917 (source)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Lanai & Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA












Original scientific description:

Perkins, R. C. L. (1899). Neuroptera. In: Fauna Hawaiiensis 2(3): 63-77. Cambridge University Press.


Other references:

Daigle, Jerrell J. (2000). The distribution of the odonata of Hawaii. Bulletin of American Odonatology 6(1): 1-5.

Kennedy, C. H. (1917). Notes on the penes of damselflies (Odonata). No. 2. the close relations inter se of the Hawaiian Agrionines. Entomological News 28(1): 9-14, figs. 1-49, pls. 2-3.

Odonata Specialist Group. (1996). Megalagrion jugorum. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. ( Downloaded on 07 May 2011.

Polhemus, Dan A. (1993). Damsels in distress: A review of the conservation status of Hawaiian Megalagrion damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems Special Issue: Endangered Aquatic Habitats — A Symposium of the Entomological Society of America December 1992 3(4): 343-349. [Abstract]

Polhemus, D. A. and Asquith, A. (1996). Hawaiian Damselflies. A field identification guide. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu.

Zimmerman, E. C. (1948). Insects of Hawaii. Volume 2, Apterygota To Thysanoptera. Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press. [p. 365]


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