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Taxon profile

order

dragonflies
Odonata Fabricius, 1793

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  superorder Odonatoptera

Images

Libellula depressa - Broad-bodied Chaser

Libellula depressa - Broad-bodied Chaser, male

Author: Pavel Krásenský

Calopteryx splendens - Banded Demoiselle

Calopteryx splendens - Banded Demoiselle, male

Author: Pavel Schlemmer

Lestes sponsa - Emerald Damselfly

Lestes sponsa - Emerald Damselfly

Author: Pavel Schlemmer

Important groups

Zygoptera - damselflies, Anisoptera - dragonflies

Recently completed profiles

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

suborder Zygoptera Selys, 1834 - damselflies
suborder Anisozygoptera Handlirsch, 1906
suborder Anisoptera Sélys, 1854 - dragonflies

Fossil taxa

suborder Protanisoptera Carpenter, 1931
suborder Triadophlebiomorpha Pritykina, 1981
Triassic
family Isophlebiidae Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [10790]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Odonata Fabricius, 1793]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [31e391dc-8eb4-4bd0-88ac-96b1499d0f56]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Odonata]
Data retrieved on: 6 March 2015
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Odonata]

Data source info

Hanel L., Zelený J. (2000): Vážky (Odonata) Výzkum a ochrana, ZO ČSOP Vlašim, 240 pp.

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra
Australian Faunal Directory Checklist Output
Group: ODONATA
Generation Date: October 17, 2008 02:40:15 PMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 21 October 2008]

Heijden A. van der: European Dragonflies and Damseflies
http://www.libellen.nl/europa/list.html
[Data retrieved on: 12 February 2004]

Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List, Slater Museum of Natural History
[Data retrieved on: 16 February 2013]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon