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Distribution path and Subregions of Angola (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Angola
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Angola
Class
Angola
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 334 families, 2942 genera, 8023 species
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Subclass
Angola
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 330 families, 2934 genera, 8014 species
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Infraclass
Angola
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 11 families, 56 genera, 168 species
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Superorder
Angola
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 10 families, 55 genera, 167 species
Tree
Order
Angola
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 10 families, 55 genera, 167 species
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Show Info
Families121    worldwide
Genera1.173    worldwide
Species11.431    worldwide
Common namesDragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
German namesLibellen und Wasserjungfern, Libellen, Odonaten
Dutch namesLibellen
Danish namesGuldsmede
Finnish namesSudenkorennot
Norwegian namesØyenstikkere
Swedish namesTrollsländor
Spanish namesLibelulas, Pipilachas
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1793
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)


Ecozones:

Nearctic

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Carboniferous)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands, North Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea)

Indian Ocean (Great Australian Bight)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, 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, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, 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, Rwanda, 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, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesOdonata in bie.ala.org.au
Odonata in darwinfoundation.org
Odonata in faunaeur.org
Odonata in itis.gov
Odonata in papua-insects.nl
Odonata in ru.ac.za
Odonata in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Odonata in dyntaxa.se
Odonata in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Angola
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 39 genera, 109 species
Suborder
Angola
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     6 families, 16 genera, 58 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Angola
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 3 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 9 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 36 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 4 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 15 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 80 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 5 SpeciesThreadtails
10 Families with 167 Species in Angola


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Angola
Species with ANext  
Aciagrion gracile (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Aciagrion rarum (Longfield, 1947)Info
Aciagrion steeleae (Kimmins, 1955)Info
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma trifidum (Kirby, 1889)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aeshna rileyi -> Agrilus ustusRiley´s HawkerInfo
Aethiothemis bequaerti (Ris, 1919)Info
Aethiothemis solitaria (Martin, 1908)Info
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Africallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Slender BluetInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis nana (Laidlaw, 1914)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Agriocnemis zerafica (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Allocnemis nigripes (Selys, 1886)Info
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
Azuragrion nigridorsum (Selys, 1876)Black-tailed BluetInfo
Azuragrion vansomereni (Pinhey, 1955)Tiny BluetInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceriagrion bakeri (Fraser, 1941)Info
Ceriagrion corallinum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Ceriagrion varians (Martin, 1908)Info
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocnemis nigripes -> Agrilus overlaetiInfo
Chlorocypha bambtoni (Pinhey, 1975)Info
Chlorocypha bamptoni ()Info
Chlorocypha consueta (Karsch, 1899)Ruby jewelInfo
Chlorocypha crocea (Longfield, 1947)Info
Chlorocypha croceus (Longfield, 1947)Info
Chlorocypha lucalaensis ()Info
Chlorocypha victoriae (Förster, 1914)Info
Crenigomphus hartmanni (Förster, 1898)Hartmann´s TalontailInfo
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diastatomma bicolor (Selys, 1869)Info
Diastatomma selysi -> Diastatomma bicolorInfo
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrei (Rambur, 1842)Info
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes luminans (Karsch, 1893)Luminous PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
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Elattoneura cellularis (Grünberg, 1902)Info
Elattoneura frenulata (Hagen In Selys, 1860)Sooty ThreadtailInfo
Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
Elattoneura tropicalis -> Elattoneura frenulataInfo
Eleuthemis buettikoferi (Ris, 1910)FirebellyInfo
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Gomphidia bredoi (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Gomphidia quarrei (Schouteden, 1934)Quarre´s TigerInfo
Gynacantha sextans (Mclachlan, 1896)Info
Gynacantha vesiculata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrothemis camarensis (Kirby, 1889)Tree-hole Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis coacta (Karsch, 1891)Robust Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis defecta (Karsch, 1891)Red Jungle-skimmerInfo
Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Heliaeschna ugandica (Mclachlan, 1896)Info
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hemistigma albipuncta (Rambur, 1842)Pied-SpotInfo
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
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Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ictinogomphus regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Ischnuragrion rarum ()Info
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Lestes amicus (Martin, 1910)Info
Lestes plagiatus (Burmeister, 1839)Common SpreadwingInfo
Lestes virgatus (Burmeister, 1839)Smoky SpreadwingInfo
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Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
Micromacromia flava (Longfield, 1947)Info
Micromacromia miraculosa (Förster, 1906)Info
Monardithemis flava -> Micromacromia miraculosaInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Notogomphus praetorius (Selys, 1878)YellowjackInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum austeni (Kirby, 1900)Giant SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintz´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum machadoi (Longfield, 1955)Machado´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum microstigma (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura jucunda (Rambur, 1842)Yellow-veined WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus alluaudi (Martin, 1915)Info
Paragomphus cognatus (Rambur, 1842)Rock HocktailInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Philonomon luminans -> Diplacodes luminansInfo
Phyllogomphus annulus (Klots, 1944)Info
Phyllogomphus dundomajoricus -> Mordella octoguttataInfo
Phyllogomphus dundominusculus -> Mordella octoguttataInfo
Phyllogomphus selysi (Schouteden, 1933)Southern LeaftailInfo
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia picta (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Darting CruiserInfo
Platycypha angolense ()Info
Platycypha caligata (Selys, 1853)Dancing JewelInfo
Porpax risi (Pinhey, 1958)Info
Pseudagrion acaciae (Förster, 1906)Green-naped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion angolense (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion bicoerulans (Martin, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion coeleste (Longfield, 1947)Catshead SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion coeruleipunctum (Pinhey, 1964)Info
Pseudagrion dundoense (Longfield, 1959)Info
Pseudagrion gamblesi (Pinhey, 1978)Great SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion hageni (Karsch, 1893)Painted SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion inconspicuum (Ris, 1931)Info
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion kibalense (Longfield, 1959)Info
Pseudagrion makabusiense (Pinhey, 1950)Makabusi SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion massaicum (Sjöstedt, 1909)Masai SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion monardi -> Eustrotia retroversaInfo
Pseudagrion salisburyense (Ris, 1921)Slate SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion seyrigi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion sjoestedti (Förster, 1906)Sjostedt´s SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion spernatum (Selys, 1881)Natal SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
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Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis graphiptera (Rambur, 1842)Graphic FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis regia exul (Ris, 1913)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877)Black-splashed ElfInfo
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis dichroa (Karsch, 1893)Small DropwingInfo
Trithemis donaldsoni (Calvert, 1899)Denim DropwingInfo
Trithemis dorsalis (Rambur, 1842)Round-hook DropwingInfo
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monard´s DropwingInfo
Trithemis nuptialis (Karsch, 1894)Hairy-legged DropwingInfo
Trithemis pluvialis (Förster, 1906)Riffle-and-Reed DropwingInfo
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Trithemis werneri (Ris, 1912)Elegant DropwingInfo
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Umma electa (Longfield, 1933)Info
Umma femina (Longfield, 1947)Info
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonoides fuelleborni (Grünberg, 1902)Fuelleborn´s Bottle-tailInfo
Zygonyx atritibiae -> Mordellistena gilvifronsInfo
Zygonyx fallax -> Zygonyx regisalbertiInfo
Zygonyx flavicosta (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Zygonyx natalensis (Martin, 1900)Blue CascaderInfo
Zygonyx regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
167 Species in Odonata for Angola 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
AuthorFabricius, 1793

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