Taxon profile


Anax Leach, 1815

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

Scientific synonyms

Hemianax Sélys, 1883

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Included taxa

Number of records: 29

species Anax amazili (Burmeister, 1839)
species Anax bangweuluensis Kimmins, 1955
species Anax chloromelas Ris, 1911
species Anax concolor Brauer, 1865
species Anax congoliath Fraser, 1953
species Anax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)
species Anax fumosus Hagen, 1867
species Anax georgius Selys, 1872 - Kimberley Emperor
species Anax gibbosulus Rambur, 1842 - Green Emperor
species Anax guttatus (Burmeister, 1839) - Lesser Green Emperor
species Anax immaculifrons Rambur, 1842
species Anax imperator Leach, 1815 - Emperor Dragonfly

Anax imperator - Emperor Dragonfly

species Anax indicus Lieftinck, 1942
species Anax junius (Drury, 1770) - Common Green Darner

Anax junius - Common Green Darner

species Anax longipes Hagen, 1861
species Anax maclachlani Förster, 1898
species Anax mandrakae Gauthier, 1988
species Anax nigrofasciatus Oguma, 1915
species Anax panybeus Hagen, 1867
species Anax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839) - Australian Emperor
species Anax parthenope (Sélys, 1839)

Anax parthenope

species Anax piraticus Kennedy, 1934
species Anax pugnax Lieftinck, 1942
species Anax selysi Förster, 1900
species Anax speratus Hagen, 1867
species Anax strenuus Hagen, 1867
species Anax tristis Hagen, 1867
species Anax tumorifer McLachlan, 1885
species Anax walsinghami McLachlan, 1883

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [5737255f-cb94-4bd2-bee6-5e532701a1da]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Anax Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 6 March 2015
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Anax Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 7 March 2015

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