Taxon profile


Aeshna Fabricius, 1775

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

Scientific synonyms

Aeschna Anon., 1801

Included taxa

Number of records: 34

species Aeshna affinis Vander Linden, 1820 - Southern Migrant Hawker

Aeshna affinis

species Aeshna athalia Needham, 1930
species Aeshna caerulea (Ström, 1783)

Aeshna caerulea

species Aeshna canadensis Walker, 1908 - Canada Darner
species Aeshna clepsydra Say, 1840
species Aeshna constricta Say, 1840 - Lance-tipped Darner
species Aeshna crenata Hagen, 1856
species Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764) - Southern Hawker Dragonfly

Aeshna cyanea

species Aeshna eremita Scudder, 1866
species Aeshna frontalis Navás, 1936
species Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brown Hawker

Aeshna grandis

species Aeshna interrupta Walker, 1908
species Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767) - Norfolk Hawker

Aeshna isoceles

species Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Hawker

Aeshna juncea

species Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805 - Migrant Hawker

Aeshna mixta

species Aeshna palmata Hagen, 1856
species Aeshna persephone Donnelly, 1961
species Aeshna petalura Martin, 1908
species Aeshna septentrionalis Burmeister, 1839
species Aeshna serrata Hagen, 1856
species Aeshna shennong Zhang & Cai, 2014
species Aeshna sitchensis Hagen, 1861
species Aeshna subarctica Walker, 1908 - Subarctic Darner

Aeshna subarctica

species Aeshna tuberculifera Walker, 1908 - Black-tipped Darner
species Aeshna umbrosa Walker, 1908 - Shadow Darner
species Aeshna vercanica Schneider, Schneider, Schneider, Verstraete & Dumont, 2015
species Aeshna verticalis Hagen, 1861 - Green-striped Darner
species Aeshna viridis Eversmann, 1836 - Green Hawker
species Aeshna walkeri Kennedy, 1917
species Aeshna williamsoniana Calvert, 1905

Nomina dubia dub.

species Aeshna annulata Fabricius, 1798 dub.
species Aeshna flavifrons Lichtenstein, 1976 dub.
species Aeshna javana Lichtenstein, 1796 dub.
species Aeshna surinamo Lichtenstein, 1796 dub.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1025975]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Aeshna Fabricius, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Paulson D., Schorr M. (2005-2021): World Odonata List 2021-03-25, Slater Museum of Natural History [as Aeshna Fabricius, 1775]
Data retrieved on: 5 April 2021

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dub. nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application