Genera in the family PLATYCNEMIDIDAE

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The family PLATYCNEMIDIDAE ( 38 genera)
PLATYCNEMIDIDAE:
Tillyard 1917
Diagnosis:
Type species:
Comments:
This family has been extensively restructured in recent analyses. Rehn 2003 argues the 'Family' as traditionally construed is paraphyletic, the Platycneminae (Platycnemis, Copera) not being the sister group to Calicneminae (the other genera traditionally included).
Commentary:
Dijkstra et al. 2013a have restructured this family, incorporating old world 'protoneurids'. Dijkstra et al. 2013b exchange some genera with Coenagrionidae to establish monophyly.
GenusNo of SpeciesAuthorReference linkRemarks
Allocnemis2Selys 1863Selys 1863a. 
Arabicnemis1Waterston 1984Waterston 1984a. 
Archboldargia2Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Arrhenocnemis2Lieftinck 1933Lieftinck 1933b. 
Asthenocnemis1Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e. 
Caconeura4Kirby 1890Kirby 1890a.replacement name for Alloneura Selys 1860 preocc Alloneura Rondani, 1856 in Diptera ... itself suppressed in favour of Tomosvaryella (1939 ... ) International Commision on Zoological Nomenclature. 1961. Opinion 597. Prothechus Rondani, 1856, and Alloneura Rondani, 1856, (Insecta, Diptera); suppressed under the Plenary Powers. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 18:230-235. Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Calicnemia18Selys 1863Selys 1863a. 
Chlorocnemis11Selys 1863Selys 1863a.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE, junior synonym of Allocnemis? (Dijkstra et al 2013b)
Coeliccia57Kirby 1890Kirby 1890a.replacement name for Trichocnemis Selys 1857 preocc. Trichocnemis LeConte, 1851 in Coleoptera
Copera10Kirby 1890Kirby 1890a. 
Cyanocnemis1Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e. 
Denticnemis1Bartenev 1956Bartenef 1956a. 
Disparoneura4Selys 1860Selys 1860b.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Elattoneura33Cowley 1935Cowley 1935d.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Esme3Fraser 1922Fraser 1922g.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Hylaeargia2Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Idiocnemis18Selys 1878Selys 1878h. 
Indocnemis2Laidlaw 1917Laidlaw 1917a. 
Isomecocnemis3Cowley 1936Cowley 1936a.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE. junior synonym of Allocnemis? (Dijkstra et al 2013b)
Lieftinckia6Kimmins 1957Kimmins 1957a. 
Lochmaeocnemis1Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e. 
Melanoneura1Fraser 1922Fraser 1922g.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Mesocnemis3Karsch 1891Karsch 1891f.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Metacnemis4Selys 1863Selys 1863a.Dijkstra et al 2013b argue this genus should be restricted to Metacnemis valida
Nososticta57Selys 1860Selys 1860b.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Onychargia3Selys 1865Selys 1865b.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Palaiargia20Förster 1903Forster 1903b.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Papuargia1Lieftinck 1938Lieftinck 1938a.moved from Coenagrionidae to Platycnemididae Dijkstra et al 2013b
Paracnemis1Martin 1902Martin 1902a. 
Paramecocnemis2Lieftinck 1932Lieftinck 1932b. 
Phylloneura1Fraser 1922Fraser 1922a.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Platycnemis35Charpentier 1840Charpentier 1840a. 
Prodasineura36Cowley 1934Cowley 1934c.Formerly in PROTONEURIDAE
Rhyacocnemis3Lieftinck 1956Lieftinck 1956a. 
Risiocnemis36Cowley 1934Cowley 1934c.replacement name for Prionocnemis Selys, 1886 preocc Prionocnemis Schødte 1837 in Hymenoptera, itself a replacement name for Hypocnemis Hagen, 1863 preocc. Hypocnemis Cabanis 1847 in Aves
Salomocnemis1Lieftinck 1987Lieftinck 1987a. 
Stenocnemis1Karsch 1899Karsch 1899a. 
Torrenticnemis1Lieftinck 1949Lieftinck 1949e.