Species in the genus Nesobasis

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The genus Nesobasis ( 24 species)
Nesobasis:
Selys 1891
Diagnosis:
Coenagrionid damselflies with deeply (about third length) cleft labium; distal petiolation with vein Al (Tillyard-Fraser notation) leaving wing margin at Ac (rarely slightly proximal); vein descending from apical end of quadrangle (medio-anallink) deflected apically at Ab; long, negative wing veins CuP and IR3 of some species slightly protruberant at wing margin; IR3 arising at subnodus; pterostigma not notably wider than space between C and Rl,rhombic, with one cell row distal to it; top of head dark (exceptionally with pale colour of frons extending posteriorly as far as median ocellus, or with pale of back of head reaching occiput); hind margin of hind lobe of prothorax erect, simple, lacking posterior protruberant structure; pale colours of male yellow, green, blue, red, or some combination of these colours, exceptionally pruinose or fully dark in mature specimens; superior appendage of male about as long as or longer than 10th abdominal segment; inferior appendage of male not conspicuously more massive than the superior appendage; lacking a male supra-anal plate; tarsal claws normally developed for family. In addition, the legs are variable but never have the length or long spines of Melanesobasis. The female vulvar lamina lacks a spine in most but not all cases. This definition does not make reference to geography, but all known species occur within the Fijian islands. [Donnelly 1990]
Type species:
Nesobasis erythrops Selys by original designation
Comments:
revised Donnelly 1990
Commentary:
GenusSpeciesAuthorRemarks
Nesobasisangulicollis
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasisaurantiaca
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasisbidens
Kimmins, 1958
 
Nesobasisbrachycerca
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasiscaerulecaudata
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasiscaerulescens
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasiscampioni
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasiscomosa
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasiserythrops
(Selys, 1891)
 
Nesobasisflavifrons
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisflavostigma
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisheteroneura
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasisingens
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisleveri
Kimmins, 1943
 
Nesobasislongistyla
(Selys, 1891)
 
Nesobasismalcolmi
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasismalekulana
Kimmins, 1936
 
Nesobasismonticola
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisnigrostigma
(Selys, 1891)
 
Nesobasispedata
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisrecava
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisrufostigma
Donnelly, 1990
 
Nesobasisselysi
Tillyard, 1924
 
Nesobasistelegastrum
(Selys, 1891)