Taxon profile


Anisoptera Sélys, 1854

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


Aeshna cyanea - Southern Hawker Dragonfly

Aeshna cyanea - Southern Hawker Dragonfly

Author: Milan Cvan

Cordulegaster boltonii - Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Cordulegaster boltonii - Golden-ringed Dragonfly

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Functions restricted to taxon Anisoptera

Important groups

Aeshnidae, Libellulidae - skimmers

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

superfamily Aeshnoidea Rambur, 1842
superfamily Cordulegastroidea
superfamily Libelluloidea

Unplaced taxa

family Austropetaliidae Carle & Louton, 1994

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [cd6aabf8-f161-4357-bc70-41dfc88bfa24]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anisoptera]
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 Anisoptera]

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