Taxon profile


Black Darter
Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776)

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

Scientific synonyms

Libellula danae Sulzer, 1776
Libellula nigricula Eversmann, 1836
Libellula scotica Donovan, 1811
Libellula veronensis Charpentier, 1825
Sympetrum arcticum Matsumura, 1911
Sympetrum scoticum
Sympetrum verum Bartenev, 1915

Other names

= Black Meadowhawk

Least Concern


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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214399]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2015

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