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genus

Libellula Linnaeus, 1758

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 27

species Libellula angelina Selys, 1883
species Libellula auripennis Burmeister, 1839 - Golden-winged Skimmer
species Libellula axilena Westwood, 1837
species Libellula comanche Calvert, 1907
species Libellula composita (Hagen, 1873)
species Libellula croceipennis Selys, 1868
species Libellula cyanea Fabricius, 1775 - Spangled Skimmer
species Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 - Broad-bodied Chaser

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species Libellula flavida Rambur, 1842
species Libellula foliata (Kirby, 1889)
species Libellula forensis Hagen, 1861 - Eight-spotted Skimmer

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species Libellula fulva Müller, 1764 - Scarce Chaser

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species Libellula gaigei Gloyd, 1938
species Libellula herculea Karsch, 1889

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species Libellula incesta Hagen, 1861 - Slaty Skimmer
species Libellula jesseana Williamson, 1922
species Libellula luctuosa Burmeister, 1839 - Widow Skimmer

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species Libellula mariae Garrison, 1992
species Libellula melli Schmidt, 1948
species Libellula needhami Westfall, 1943
species Libellula nodisticta Hagen, 1861
species Libellula pontica Selys, 1887
species Libellula pulchella Drury, 1773 - Twelve Spotted Skimmer

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species Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 - Four-spotted Chaser

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species Libellula saturata Uhler, 1857
species Libellula semifasciata Burmeister, 1839
species Libellula vibrans Fabricius, 1793 - Great Blue Skimmer

Links and literature

EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/acad...], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Libellula Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 7 March 2015

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