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Distribution path and Subregions of Burkina Faso (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Burkina Faso
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Burkina Faso
Class
Burkina Faso
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 126 families, 584 genera, 1333 species
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Subclass
Burkina Faso
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 126 families, 584 genera, 1333 species
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Infraclass
Burkina Faso
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 8 families, 19 genera, 45 species
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Superorder
Burkina Faso
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 6 families, 17 genera, 43 species
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Order
Burkina Faso
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 6 families, 17 genera, 43 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
Burkina Faso
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     2 families, 11 genera, 32 species
Suborder
Burkina Faso
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 6 genera, 11 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Burkina Faso
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 8 SpeciesPond damselflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 31 SpeciesSkimmers
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
6 Families with 43 Species in Burkina Faso


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Burkina Faso
Species with ANext  
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis wilsoni (Pinhey, 1952)Wilsonīs GroundlingInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocypha curta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Blue-tailed red jewelInfo
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
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Gynacantha villosa (Grünberg, 1902)Hairy DuskhawkerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbottīs skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion torridum (Selys, 1876)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monardīs DropwingInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
43 Species in Odonata for Burkina Faso 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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