Dragonfly Guide

Platychnemididae

Jacobson and Bianchi, 1905

The Platycnemididae are a family of damselflies. They are known commonly as white-legged damselflies. There are over 400 species native to the Old World. The family is divided into several subfamilies:

  • Allocnemidinae Dijkstra, 2014,
  • Calicnemiinae Fraser, 1957,
  • Disparoneurinae Fraser, 1957,
  • Idiocnemidinae Dijkstra, 2014,
  • Onychargiinae Dijkstra, 2014,
  • Platycnemidinae Yakobson & Bianchi, 1905,

Distribution

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Distribution map. Data from gbif.org