Taxon profile


Odonata Fabricius, 1793

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


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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

suborder Protanisoptera Carpenter, 1931
suborder Triadophlebiomorpha Pritykina, 1981
suborder Zygoptera Selys, 1834 - damselflies
suborder Anisozygoptera Handlirsch, 1906
suborder Anisoptera - dragonflies

Odonata incertae sedis

family Isophlebiidae Handlirsch, 1906

Links and literature

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
Generation Date: October 17, 2008 02:40:15 PMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 21 October 2008]

Heijden A. van der: European Dragonflies and Damseflies []
[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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