Subaeschna Martin, 1908, is synonymized with Gynacantha Rambur, 1842, and its only sp., S. francesca Martin, 1909, becomes Gynacantha francesca (Martin). G. bartai sp. n. is described from 5 specimens (holotype 6 and allotype 9; Peru, Madre de Dios, Explorer’s Inn; deposited in the NMNH, Washington, DC, USA) from southern Peru. It is characterized by very small size, unmarked thorax, straight cerci, and abdomen constricted in 6 and unconstricted in 9.


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D.R. Paulson, & N. Von Ellenrieder. (2005). Synonymy of Subaeschna Martin, 1908 with Gynacantha Rambur, 1842, and a new species of Gynacantha from Peru (Anisoptera, Aeshnidae). Odonatologica, 34(1), 65–72.