Palaiargia ernstmayri Lieftinck, 1972



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1972 or before

Rediscovered in 2014?



Arfak Mountains, West Papua


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lieftnick, M. A. (1972). New taxa in the Papuasian genus Palaiargia Förster, with a  key  to  the identification of species. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 19: 245-256

Other references:

Langbroek, Marco. (2018). A new record of the damselfly Palaiargia ernstmayri (Odonata: Platycnemididae) in the Arfak mountains of New Guinea. Notulae odonatologicae 9(1): 1-36.

Orr, A. G., Kalkman, V. J. and Richards, S. J. (2014). Four new species of Palaiargia Förster, 1903 (Odonata: Platycnemididae) from New Guinea with revised distribution records for the genus. International Journal of Odonatology 16: 309-325. [Abstract]


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