Phoenicagrion trilobum, a new species of damselfly from Peru (Odonata: Coenagrionidae)


Three species of Phoenicagrion are known from the north-eastern Amazonian part of Peru: P. flammeum, P. paulsoni, and a third undescribed species. In 2009 and 2010 several specimens of this third species were collected in Loreto, making it possible to describe this species, here named Phoenicagrion trilobum (holotype ♂: Peru, Loreto department, Tahuayo River, 18 km E of the Amazon River, 4°2418′′ S, 73°1438′′ W, in RMNH collection).

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