Boyeria is a genus of dragonfly in the family Aeshnidae, commonly called spotted darners. They occur in temperate North America and Eurasia.[1]

Boyeria
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Western spectre (Boyeria irene)
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Boyeria

McLachlan, 1896

The name Boyeria commemorates the French entymologist Etienne Laurent Joseph Hippolyte Boyer de Fonscolombe[2]

The genus contains the following seven described species:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paulson, Dennis R. (2009). Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-12281-4.
  2. ^ Berger, Cynthia (2004). Dragonflies: Wild Guide. Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-8117-2971-0.
  3. ^ Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ Boudot, J.-P. (2010). "Boyeria cretensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T60307A12341708. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-1.RLTS.T60307A12341708.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  6. ^ "Checklist, English common names". DragonflyPix.com. Archived from the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 5 August 2010.