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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Libellulidae (Skimmers) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 22 families, 106 genera, 339 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 14 families, 70 genera, 249 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 14 families, 70 genera, 249 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
 5 families, 46 genera, 147 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Anisoptera (Berthold, 1827) (Dragonflies)
 5 families, 46 genera, 147 species
Site
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Libelluloidea (Selys, 1840)
 2 families, 26 genera, 90 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) (Skimmers) - Systematics
 25 genera, 87 species
Site
Tree
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Genera188    worldwide
Species2.426    worldwide
Common namesSkimmers, Perchers, Common skimmers, Chasers, Skimmers and Darters
German namesSegellibellen, Kurzlibellen
Dutch namesKorenbouten
Danish namesLibeller
Finnish namesVarsinaiset sudenkorennot
Swedish namesSegeltrollsländor
Spanish namesLibelulas
AuthorRambur, 1842
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
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Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLibellulidae in bie.ala.org.au
Libellulidae in faunaeur.org
Libellulidae in itis.gov
Libellulidae in dyntaxa.se
Libellulidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Libellulidae in Costa Rica
Species with ANext  
Anatya guttata (Erichson, 1848)Info
Anatya normalis -> Anatya guttataInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymesia furcata (Hagen, 1861)Red-tailed PennantInfo
Brachymesia herbida (Gundlach, 1889)Tawny PennantInfo
Brechmorhoga pertinax (Hagen, 1861)Masked ClubskimmerInfo
Brechmorhoga pertinax eurysema (Ris, 1913)Info
Brechmorhoga praecox (Hagen, 1861)Slender ClubskimmerInfo
Brechmorhoga rapax (Calvert, 1898)Info
Brechmorhoga rapax crocosema -> Eublemma ceresensisInfo
Brechmorhoga vivax (Calvert, 1906)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cannaphila insularis (Kirby, 1889)Gray-waisted SkimmerInfo
Cannaphila insularis funerea (Carpenter, 1897)Info
Cannaphila mortoni (Donnelly, 1992)Info
Cannaphila vibex (Hagen, 1861)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dythemis multipunctata -> Eublemma flavistriataInfo
Dythemis multipunctata multipunctata (Kirby, 1894)Info
Dythemis sterilis (Hagen, 1861)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmothemis cannacrioides (Calvert, 1906)Info
Erythemis attala (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Black PondhawkInfo
Erythemis haematogastra (Burmeister, 1839)Red PondhawkInfo
Erythemis mithroides (Brauer, 1900)Claret PondhawkInfo
Erythemis peruviana (Rambur, 1842)Flame-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839)Pin-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius, 1775)Great PondhawkInfo
Erythrodiplax abjecta (Rambur, 1842)Info
Erythrodiplax andagoya (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax basalis (Kirby, 1897)Info
Erythrodiplax basifusca -> Erythrodiplax connataPlateau DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax castanea (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax connata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax fervida (Erichson, 1848)Info
Erythrodiplax funerea (Hagen, 1861)Black-winged DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax fusca (Rambur, 1842)Red-faced DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax kimminsi (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax umbrata (Linnaeus, 1758)Band-winged DragonletInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idiataphe cubensis (Scudder, 1866)Metallic PennantInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Libellula croceipennis (Selys, 1868)Neon SkimmerInfo
Libellula foliata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Libellula herculea (Karsch, 1889)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrothemis hemichlora (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Macrothemis imitans (Karsch, 1890)Ivory-striped SylphInfo
Macrothemis imitans imitans (Karsch, 1890)Info
Macrothemis imitans leucozona (Ris, 1913)Info
Macrothemis inacuta (Calvert, 1898)Straw-colored SylphInfo
Macrothemis inequiunguis (Calvert, 1895)Jade-striped SylphInfo
Macrothemis musiva (Calvert, 1898)Info
Macrothemis pseudimitans (Calvert, 1898)White-tailed SylphInfo
Macrothemis tessellata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Miathyria marcella (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Hyacinth GliderInfo
Miathyria simplex (Rambur, 1842)Dwarf GliderInfo
Micrathyria aequalis (Hagen, 1861)Spot-tailed DasherInfo
Micrathyria atra (Martin, 1897)Black DasherInfo
Micrathyria dictynna (Ris, 1919)Info
Micrathyria didyma (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Three-striped DasherInfo
Micrathyria hagenii (Kirby, 1890)Thornbush DasherInfo
Micrathyria laevigata (Calvert, 1909)Info
Micrathyria mengeri (Ris, 1919)Info
Micrathyria mengeri watsoni -> Euchalcia gerdaInfo
Micrathyria ocellata (Martin, 1897)Info
Micrathyria ocellata quicha -> Euchalcia herrichiInfo
Micrathyria schumanni (Calvert, 1906)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nephepeltia phryne (Perty, 1834)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthemis ambinigra (Calvert, 1909)Info
Orthemis cultriformis (Calvert, 1899)Info
Orthemis discolor -> Orthemis ferrugineaCarmine SkimmerInfo
Orthemis ferruginea (Fabricius, 1775)Roseate SkimmerInfo
Orthemis levis (Calvert, 1906)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paltothemis lineatipes (Karsch, 1890)Red Rock SkimmerInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Pantala hymenaea (Say, 1840)Spot-winged GliderInfo
Perithemis domitia (Drury, 1773)Slough AmberwingInfo
Perithemis electra (Ris, 1930)Golden AmberwingInfo
Perithemis mooma (Kirby, 1889)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodopygia hinei (Calvert, 1907)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sympetrum illotum (Hagen, 1861)Cardinal meadowhawkInfo
Sympetrum nigrocreatum (Calvert, 1920)Talamanca meadowhawkInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tauriphila argo (Hagen, 1869)Arch-tipped GliderInfo
Tauriphila australis (Hagen, 1867)Garnet GliderInfo
Tholymis citrina (Hagen, 1867)Evening SkimmerInfo
Tramea binotata (Rambur, 1842)Sooty SaddlebagInfo
Tramea calverti (Muttkowski, 1910)Striped SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea cophysa (Hagen, 1867)Info
Tramea onusta (Hagen, 1861)Red SaddlebagsInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uracis fastigiata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Uracis imbuta (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Uracis turrialba (Ris, 1919)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zenithoptera americana (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
87 Species in Libellulidae for Costa Rica listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassPalaeoptera
Ancient winged insects
SuperorderOdonatoptera
OrderOdonata
Dragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
SuborderEpiprocta
InfraorderAnisoptera
Dragonflies
SuperfamilyLibelluloidea
FamilyLibellulidae
Skimmers, Perchers, Common skimmers, Chasers, Skimmers and Darters
AuthorRambur, 1842

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