Megalagrion amaurodytum amaurodytum Perkins, 1899



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Megalagrion amaurodytum amaurodyton Perkins, 1899 (orth. error)


Megalagrion amaurodytum amaurodytum may be a synonym (along with M. a. peles) of M. koelense (Polhemus, 2006).


Conservation Status

Missing or invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1899 or before?

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Perkins, R. C. L. (1899). Fauna Hawaiiensis or the zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) isles: being results of the explorations instituted by the joint committee appointed by the Royal Society of London for promoting natural knowledge and the British Association for the Advancement. Fauna Hawaiiensis (Edited by D. Sharp): 2 (2): 31-89, incl. pl. 3-5.

Other references:

Polhemus, D. A. (2006). Megalagrion amaurodytum ssp. peles. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 26 May 2013.


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