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Distribution path and Subregions of Asia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia
Subregions: Central Asia (Tajikistan, Turkestan), Far East (East Asia, Southeast Asia), Maldives, North Asia, South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Himalayas, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka), West Asia (Near East, Palestine)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Asia
Class
Asia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1380 families, 36890 genera, 301504 species
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Subclass
Asia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1355 families, 36692 genera, 301155 species
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Infraclass
Asia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 98 families, 590 genera, 2814 species
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Superorder
Asia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 76 families, 465 genera, 2430 species
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Order
Asia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 61 families, 435 genera, 2377 species
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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
Asia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     11 families, 181 genera, 1198 species
Suborder
Asia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     16 families, 134 genera, 1017 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Asia
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 12 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 195 SpeciesDarners
Aktassiidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 5 Species
Allopetaliidae (Cockerell, 1913) - 2 Species
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 6 Species
Araripelibellulidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Asiopteridae (Pritykina, 1968) - 12 Species
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 1 SpeciesRedspot Dragonflies
Burmaphlebiidae (Bechly & Poinar, 2013) - 1 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 84 SpeciesDemoiselles
Campterophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 54 Species
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 105 SpeciesJewels
Chlorogomphidae (Needham, 1903) - 30 Species
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 296 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 20 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 143 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cyclothemistidae (Bechly, 1996) - 7 Species
Cymatophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Diphlebiidae (Davies & Tobin, 1984) - 4 SpeciesAzure damselflies
Eocorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Epiophlebiidae (Muttkowski, 1911) - 4 Species
Erichschmidtiidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 54 SpeciesGossamerwings
Euthemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 3 Species
Gomphaeschnidae (Tillyard & Frase, 1940) - 7 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 314 SpeciesClubtails
Gondvanogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Hemeroscopidae (Pritykina, 1977) - 2 Species
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 4 SpeciesAncient greenling
Isophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 7 Species
Isostictidae (Fraser, 1955) - 4 SpeciesNarrow-wings
Juragomphidae (Nel, Bechly, Martinez-delclos & Fleck, 2001) - 1 Species
Juralibellulidae (Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 Species
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 81 SpeciesSpreadwings
Liadotypidae (Grauvogel & Laurentiaux, 1952) - 1 Species
Liassogomphidae (Tillyard, 1935) - 4 Species
Liassophlebiidae (Tillyard, 1925) - 2 Species
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 479 SpeciesSkimmers
Liupanshaniidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 5 Species
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 37 SpeciesFlatwings
Nannogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Nodalulaidae (Lin, Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 Species
Paracymatophlebiidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 1 Species
Paragonophlebiidae (Nel, 2009) - 2 Species
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 1 SpeciesShortwings
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 4 SpeciesGraybacks
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 150 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 113 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Progobiaeshnidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 6 Species
Prostenophlebiidae (Fleck & Al., 2003) - 1 Species
Proterogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 65 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudolestidae (Kirby, 1900) - 1 Species
Rudiaeschnidae (Bechly, Nel, Martínez-delclòs & Al., 2001) - 2 Species
Steleopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Stenophlebiidae (Needham, 1903) - 6 Species
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 12 SpeciesSylphs
Thaumatoneuridae (Fraser, 1957) - 2 Species
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 2 Species
Turanothemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 1 Species
60 Families with 2373 Species in Asia
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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Asia without family allocation
Ishneura aurora ()Info
Mesonetopsis zeni (C. Ping, 1935)Info
Parapetala liaoningensis (D. Y. Huang, 2003)Info
Scientific name and ()Info
Sogdothemis modesta (A. V. Martynov, 1937)Info
5 Species in Odonata for Asia listed without family allocation
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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