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Taxon profile

suborder

damselflies
Zygoptera Selys, 1834

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Odonata - dragonflies

Images

Calopteryx virgo - Beautiful Demoiselle

Calopteryx virgo - Beautiful Demoiselle

Author: Milan Domlátil

Enallagma cyathigerum - Common Blue Damselfly

Enallagma cyathigerum - Common Blue Damselfly

Author: Pavel Krásenský

Pyrrhosoma nymphula - Large Red Damselfly

Pyrrhosoma nymphula - Large Red Damselfly

Author: Pavel Krásenský

Functions restricted to taxon Zygoptera

Important groups

Calopterygidae, Coenagrionidae, Lestidae - spreadwings

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

superfamily Calopterygoidea Selys, 1850
superfamily Coenagrionoidea Kirby, 1890
superfamily Hemiphlebioidea Fraser, 1960
superfamily Lestoidea Calvert, 1901

Unplaced taxa

family Philogangidae Kennedy, 1920
family Thaumatoneuridae Fraser, 1957

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [70342fad-d8a9-41ca-99d7-304971d814ef]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Zygoptera]
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 Zygoptera]

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