Somatochlora provocans

Somatochlora provocans, the treetop emerald, is a species of emerald dragonfly in the family Corduliidae.[1][2][3][4] It is found in North America.[1]

Somatochlora provocans
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Corduliidae
Genus: Somatochlora
S. provocans
Binomial name
Somatochlora provocans
Calvert, 1903

The IUCN conservation status of Somatochlora provocans is "LC", least concern, with no immediate threat to the species' survival. The population is stable.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b "Somatochlora provocans Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ "Somatochlora provocans species details". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  3. ^ "Somatochlora provocans". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  4. ^ "Somatochlora provocans Species Information". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  5. ^ "List of Endangered Species". IUCN Red List. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  6. ^ "Odonata Central". Retrieved 2018-04-25.

Further readingEdit

  • Kalkman, V. J. (2013). Studies on phylogeny and biogeography of damselflies (Odonata) with emphasis on the Argiolestidae (PhD). Leiden University. hdl:1887/22953.

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