Somatochlora viridiaenea

Somatochlora viridiaenea is a species of dragonfly in the family Corduliidae. The species was described in 1858 by American entomologist Philip Reese Uhler based on a female specimen from Hokkaido, Japan.[2] It has also been recorded on Honshu and in eastern Russia.[3]

Somatochlora viridiaenea
Somatochlora viridiaenea(Male , Japan , 2019.09.14).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Corduliidae
Genus: Somatochlora
S. viridiaenea
Binomial name
Somatochlora viridiaenea
(Uhler, 1858)
  • Cordulia viridiaenea Uhler, 1858
  • Somatochlora atrovirens Selys, 1883


  1. ^ Dennis Paulson; Martin Schorr; Cyrille Deliry. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 15 Feb 2022.
  2. ^ Asahina, Syoziro (1961). "The type specimens of the Odonata in the Entomological Institute, Hokkaido University". Insecta Matsumurana. 24 (1): 57–65.
  3. ^ "Somatochlora viridiaenea". GBIF. GBIF. Retrieved 27 February 2020.