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Calopteryx (insect)

Calopteryx is a genus of large damselflies belonging to the family Calopterygidae. The colourful males often have coloured wings whereas the more muted females usually have clear wings although some develop male ( androchrome) wing characteristics. In both sexes, there is no pterostigma.


Calopteryx may refer to:

  • Calopteryx (insect), a damselfly genus in the family Calopterygidae
  • Calopteryx (plant), a plant genus in the tribe Vaccinieae