Taxon profile


Slender Skimmer
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)

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

Scientific synonyms

Lepthemis divisa Selys, 1878
Libellula ampullacea Schneider, 1845
Libellula gibba Fabricius, 1798
Libellula leptura Burmeister, 1839
Libellula sabina Drury, 1770 o
Orthetrum nigrescens Bartenev, 1929
Orthetrum viduatum Lieftinck, 1942

Least Concern


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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [8f6b3fd3-1b48-4e58-875b-113886b1be1e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)]
Data retrieved on: 7 March 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214394]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1773)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Checklist Australian Damselflies and Dragonflies [] [as Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)]
Data retrieved on: 20 March 2015
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)]
Data retrieved on: 11 March 2015

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