Species in the genus Proischnura

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The genus Proischnura ( 3 species)
Kennedy 1920
Small to medium sized, male abdominal segments 3–6 largely dark dorsally. Pale thoracic colour blue or blue-green to violet in males, bluish green to tan in females, black humeral stripe never divided longitudinally. Pterostigmata of both sexes grey, brown or black, usually paler in female, vein Ac at or distal to midway between antenodal crossveins. Abdominal segment 10 of male with low, bifid posterodorsal protuberance. Male paraprocts distinctly or slightly (P. polychromaticum) bifid in lateral view, the superior branch longer; cerci with wide superior branch, broadly rounded distally with low nipplelike protrusion at tip, small glabrous thumblike process on dorsomedial edge, otherwise with dorsomedial area usually bearing numerous stiff setae except for small distal area of scalariformlike cuticle (presumably not homologueous with that of Enallagma because of its very different position on the cercus), narrow digitate inferior branch projecting ventromedially from base of superior branch. Penis with elongate crescentic distolateral lobes just beyond a distinct constriction, distinct lateral lobes present or absent, with prominent triangular or tonguelike projection on each side just proximal to distal flexure. Male mesostigmal plates with prominent posteromedial lappets; female plates without wide anteromedial trough and flange, posterior margin of pronotum undulate, medially tuberculate or with prominent median notch, middle lobe of pronotum never with well defined pits. Ovipositor valves of medium length. (May 2002 resurrecting genus)
Type species:
Enallagma subfurcata Selys 1876 by original designation
(Barnard, 1937)
(Ris, 1921)
(Selys, 1876)