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Distribution path and Subregions of Caribbean (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean
Subregions: Caribbean islands (Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Saint Barthélemy, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Caribbean
Class
Caribbean
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 555 families, 7264 genera, 24205 species
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Subclass
Caribbean
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 550 families, 7237 genera, 24124 species
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Infraclass
Caribbean
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 15 families, 81 genera, 203 species
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Superorder
Caribbean
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 12 families, 68 genera, 185 species
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Order
Caribbean
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 12 families, 68 genera, 185 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
Caribbean
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 44 genera, 123 species
Suborder
Caribbean
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     8 families, 24 genera, 62 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Caribbean
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 17 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 5 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 47 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 8 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 97 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 1 SpeciesBannerwings
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesSylphs
12 Families with 185 Species in Caribbean


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Caribbean
Species with ANext  
Acanthagrion ascendens (Calvert, 1909)Info
Acanthagrion kennedii (Williamson, 1916)Info
Aeshna psilus -> Epicauta waterhouseiTurquoise-tipped DarnerInfo
Anatya guttata (Erichson, 1848)Info
Anax amazili (Burmeister, 1839)Amazon DarnerInfo
Anax concolor (Brauer, 1865)Blue-spotted Comet DarnerInfo
Anax junius (Drury, 1773)Common Green DarnerInfo
Anax longipes (Hagen, 1861)Comet DarnerInfo
Aphylla caraiba (Selys, 1854)Info
Argia concinna (Rambur, 1842)Info
Argia insipida (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia oculata (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia orichalcea (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia pulla (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia translata (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Dusky DancerInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymesia furcata (Hagen, 1861)Red-tailed PennantInfo
Brachymesia herbida (Gundlach, 1889)Tawny PennantInfo
Brechmorhoga archboldi (Donnelly, 1970)Info
Brechmorhoga praecox (Hagen, 1861)Slender ClubskimmerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis (Vander Linden, 1825)Copper DemoiselleInfo
Cannaphila insularis (Kirby, 1889)Gray-waisted SkimmerInfo
Cannaphila insularis insularis (Kirby, 1889)Info
Coryphaeschna adnexa (Hagen, 1861)Blue-faced DarnerInfo
Coryphaeschna virens -> Coryphaeschna viriditasInfo
Coryphaeschna viriditas (Calvert, 1952)Mangrove DarnerInfo
Crocothemis servilia (Drury, 1773)Acarlet skimmerInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diceratobasis macrogaster (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Jamaican Bromeliad DamselInfo
Diceratobasis melanogaster (Garrison, 1986)Hispaniolan Bromeliad DamselInfo
Diceratobasis worki (G. O. Poinar Jr, 1996)Info
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
Dythemis fugax (Hagen, 1861)Checkered SetwingInfo
Dythemis multipunctata multipunctata (Kirby, 1894)Info
Dythemis nigra -> Dythemis multipunctata multipunctataInfo
Dythemis rufinervis (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Dythemis sterilis (Hagen, 1861)Info
Dythemis sterilis multipunctata (Kirby, 1894)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmothemis cannacrioides (Calvert, 1906)Info
Elga leptostyla (Ris, 1911)Info
Enallagma cardenium -> Eusceptis koehleriPurple BluetInfo
Enallagma civile (Hagen, 1861)Familiar BluetInfo
Enallagma coecum (Hagen, 1861)Purple BluetInfo
Enallagma novaehispaniae (Calvert, 1907)Neotropical BluetInfo
Enallagma truncatum (Gundlach, 1888)Cuban BluetInfo
Erythemis attala (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Black PondhawkInfo
Erythemis credula (Hagen, 1861)Info
Erythemis haematogastra (Burmeister, 1839)Red PondhawkInfo
Erythemis peruviana (Rambur, 1842)Flame-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839)Pin-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis simplicicollis (Say, 1839)Eastern PondhawkInfo
Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius, 1775)Great PondhawkInfo
Erythrodiplax abjecta (Rambur, 1842)Info
Erythrodiplax basalis (Kirby, 1897)Info
Erythrodiplax berenice (Drury, 1773)Seaside DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax berenice naeva (Hagen, 1861)Info
Erythrodiplax bromeliicola (Westfall In Needham, Westfall & May, 2000)Bromeliad DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax castanea (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax connata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax famula (Erichson, 1848)Info
Erythrodiplax fervida (Erichson, 1848)Info
Erythrodiplax funerea (Hagen, 1861)Black-winged DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax fusca (Rambur, 1842)Red-faced DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax justiniana (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Info
Erythrodiplax minuscula (Rambur, 1842)Little Blue DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax nigricans (Rambur, 1842)Info
Erythrodiplax ochracea (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax umbrata (Linnaeus, 1758)Band-winged DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax unimaculata (De Geer, 1773)Info
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Gomphomacromia fallax (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Gynacantha bifida (Rambur, 1842)Info
Gynacantha ereagris (Gundlach, 1888)Info
Gynacantha nervosa (Rambur, 1842)Twilight DarnerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hetaerina caja caja (Drury, 1773)Info
Hetaerina longipes (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Hetaerina occisa (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Homeoura obrieni (Von Ellenrieder, 2008)Info
Hypolestes clara (Calvert, 1891)Info
Hypolestes trinitatis (Gundlach, 1888)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idiataphe amazonica (Kirby, 1889)Info
Idiataphe cubensis (Scudder, 1866)Metallic PennantInfo
Ischnura capreolus (Hagen, 1861)Info
Ischnura graellsii (Rambur, 1842)Iberian BluetailInfo
Ischnura hastata (Say, 1839)Citrine ForktailInfo
Ischnura ramburii (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Ramburīs ForktailInfo
Ischnura velteni (G. Bechly, 2000)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptagrion macrurum (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Leptobasis vacillans (Hagen In Selys, 1877)Red-tipped SwampdamselInfo
Lestes forficula (Rambur, 1842)Rainpool SpreadwingInfo
Lestes scalaris (Gundlach, 1888)Info
Lestes spumarius (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Antillean SpreadwingInfo
Lestes tenuatus (Rambur, 1842)Blue-striped SpreadwingInfo
Libellula auripennis (Burmeister, 1839)Golden-winged Skimmer NorthInfo
Libellula needhami (Westfall, 1943)Needhamīs SkimmerInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodiplax balteata (Hagen, 1861)Marl PennantInfo
Macrothemis celeno (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Antillean SylphInfo
Macrothemis hemichlora (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Macrothemis imitans leucozona (Ris, 1913)Info
Macrothemis lutea (Calvert, 1909)Info
Macrothemis meurgeyi (Daigle, 2007)Info
Macrothemis musiva (Calvert, 1898)Info
Macrothemis pumila -> Euxoa caeruleaInfo
Metaleptobasis diceras (Selys, 1877)Info
Metaleptobasis manicaria -> Agrilus sicariellusInfo
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 catenata (Calvert, 1909)Info
Micrathyria debilis (Hagen, 1861)Info
Micrathyria didyma (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Three-striped DasherInfo
Micrathyria dissocians (Calvert, 1906)Caribbean DasherInfo
Micrathyria hagenii (Kirby, 1890)Thornbush DasherInfo
Micrathyria laevigata (Calvert, 1909)Info
Micrathyria mengeri mengeri (Ris, 1919)Info
Micrathyria ocellata (Martin, 1897)Info
Micrathyria pseudeximia (Westfall, 1992)Info
Microneura caligata (Hagen In Selys, 1886)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nehalennia minuta (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Tropical SpriteInfo
Neoerythromma cultellatum (Hagen In Selys, 1876)Caribbean YellowfaceInfo
Neoneura carnatica (Hagen In Selys, 1886)Orange-sided ThreadtailInfo
Neoneura esthera (Williamson, 1917)Info
Neoneura maria (Scudder, 1866)Cuban Blue ThreadtailInfo
Nephepeltia phryne (Perty, 1834)Info
Neurogomphus cocytius (Cammaerts, 2004)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthemis discolor -> Orthemis ferrugineaCarmine SkimmerInfo
Orthemis ferruginea (Fabricius, 1775)Roseate SkimmerInfo
Orthemis macrostigma (Rambur, 1842)Info
Orthemis schmidti (Buchholz, 1950)Info
Orthetrum anceps -> Orthetrum coerulescensInfo
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Pantala hymenaea (Say, 1840)Spot-winged GliderInfo
Perithemis domitia (Drury, 1773)Slough AmberwingInfo
Perithemis mooma (Kirby, 1889)Info
Phyllocycla anduzei (Needham, 1943)Info
Phyllogomphoides cornutifrons (Needham, 1944)Info
Phylolestes ethelae (Christiansen, 1947)Hispaniolan MalachiteInfo
Planiplax phoenicura (Ris, 1912)Info
Platycnemis subdilatata (Selys, 1849)Barbary FeatherlegInfo
Polythore boliviana (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Progomphus integer (Hagen In Selys, 1878)Info
Progomphus serenus (Hagen In Selys, 1878)Hispaniolan SanddragonInfo
Progomphus tennesseni (Daigle, 1996)Bristle-tipped SanddragonInfo
Progomphus zephyrus (Needham, 1941)Elusive SanddragonInfo
Protoneura ailsa (Donnelly, 1961)Info
Protoneura capillaris (Rambur, 1842)Black-fronted ThreadtailInfo
Protoneura cupida (Calvert, 1903)Info
Protoneura dunklei (Daigle, 1990)Info
Protoneura romanae (Meurgey, 2006)Info
Protoneura sanguinipes (Westfall, 1987)Red-legged ThreadtailInfo
Protoneura tenuis (Selys, 1860)Scarlet-backed ThreadtailInfo
Protoneura viridis (Westfall, 1964)Info
Pseudoleon superbus (Hagen, 1861)Filigree SkimmerInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhionaeschna cornigera (Brauer, 1865)Info
Rhionaeschna psilus (Calvert, 1947)Turquoise-tipped DarnerInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scapanea archboldi -> Eublemma boliniaInfo
Scapanea frontalis (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Sympetrum illotum (Hagen, 1861)Cardinal meadowhawkInfo
Sympetrum illotum virgulum (Selys, 1884)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tauriphila argo (Hagen, 1869)Arch-tipped GliderInfo
Tauriphila australis (Hagen, 1867)Garnet GliderInfo
Telagrion macilentum (Rambur, 1842)Info
Telebasis corallina (Selys, 1876)Info
Telebasis demararum (Williamson, 1917)Info
Telebasis dominicana (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Info
Telebasis griffinii (Martin, 1896)Info
Telebasis limoncocha -> Telebasis griffiniiInfo
Telebasis sanguinalis (Calvert, 1909)Info
Telebasis vulnerata (Hagen, 1861)Info
Tholymis citrina (Hagen, 1867)Evening SkimmerInfo
Tramea abdominalis (Rambur, 1842)Vermillion SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Tramea binotata (Rambur, 1842)Sooty SaddlebagInfo
Tramea calverti (Muttkowski, 1910)Striped SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea cophysa (Hagen, 1867)Info
Tramea insularis (Hagen, 1861)Antillean SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea onusta (Hagen, 1861)Red SaddlebagsInfo
Triacanthagyna caribbea (Williamson, 1923)Caribbean DarnerInfo
Triacanthagyna septima (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Pale-green DarnerInfo
Triacanthagyna trifida (Rambur, 1842)Phantom DarnerInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uracis fastigiata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Uracis imbuta (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vestalis luctuosa (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zenithoptera americana (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Zenithoptera fasciata -> Zenithoptera americanaRainforest BluewingInfo
185 Species in Odonata for Caribbean 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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