Semachrysa jade


Taxonavigation: Chrysopoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Neuropterida
Ordo: Neuroptera
Subordo: Hemerobiiformia
Superfamilia: Chrysopoidea

Familia: Chrysopidae
Subfamilia: Chrysopinae
Tribus: Ankylopterygini
Genus: Semachrysa
Species: Semachrysa jade


  • Semachrysa jade Winterton, Guek & Brooks, 2012
Holotype: California Academy of Sciences Collection, ♀, Guek Hock-Ping, 27.i.2012.
Type locality: MALAYSIA: Selangor: Road B57, 0.8 km SSW of entrance of Selangor State Park, (3.3057,101.693) closed forest.
Etymology: This new species is named after the daughter of the senior author, Jade Tanya Winterton.

Primary references

  • Winterton, S.L.; Guek, H.P.; Brooks, S.J. 2012: A charismatic new species of green lacewing discovered in Malaysia (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae): the confluence of citizen scientist, online image database and cybertaxonomy. ZooKeys, 214: 1–11. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.214.3220