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Distribution path and Subregions of Central Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa
Subregions: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Central Africa
Class
Central Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 528 families, 8830 genera, 46588 species
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Subclass
Central Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 521 families, 8798 genera, 46537 species
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Infraclass
Central Africa
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 16 families, 104 genera, 459 species
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Superorder
Central Africa
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 13 families, 101 genera, 456 species
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Order
Central Africa
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 13 families, 101 genera, 456 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
Central Africa
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 70 genera, 261 species
Suborder
Central Africa
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     9 families, 31 genera, 195 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Central Africa
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 25 SpeciesDarners
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 16 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 36 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 88 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 23 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 41 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 13 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 172 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesFlatwings
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 1 SpeciesShortwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 11 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 27 SpeciesThreadtails
13 Families with 456 Species in Central Africa


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Central Africa
Species with ANext  
Aciagrion africanum (Martin, 1908)Info
Aciagrion brosseti (Legrand, 1982)Info
Aciagrion congoense -> Aciagrion hamoniInfo
Aciagrion gracile (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Aciagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Info
Aciagrion heterostictum (Pinhey, 1972)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
Aeshna scotias (Pinhey, 1952)Info
Aethiothemis basilewskyi (Fraser, 1954)Info
Aethiothemis bequaerti (Ris, 1919)Info
Aethiothemis carpenteri (Fraser, 1944)Info
Aethiothemis diamangae (Longfield, 1959)Info
Aethiothemis mediofasciata (Ris, 1931)Info
Aethiothemis palustris (Martin, 1912)Info
Aethiothemis solitaria (Martin, 1908)Info
Aethiothemis watulikii -> Eublemma acarodesInfo
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Africallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Slender BluetInfo
Africallagma glaucum (Burmeister, 1839)Swamp BluetInfo
Africallagma longfieldae (Fraser, 1947)Info
Africallagma subtile (Ris, 1921)Pale BluetInfo
Africallagma vaginale (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Africocypha lacuselephantum (Karsch, 1899)Info
Agriocnemis angolensis (Pinhey, 1974)Info
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis forcipata (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Agriocnemis gratiosa Gerstäcker, 1891Gracious WhispInfo
Agriocnemis inversa (Karsch, 1899)Info
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis nana (Laidlaw, 1914)Info
Agriocnemis palaeforma (Pinhey, 1959)Info
Agriocnemis stygia (Fraser, 1954)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Agriocnemis zerafica (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Allocnemis marshalli (Ris, 1921)Info
Allocnemis mitwabae (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Allocnemis nigripes (Selys, 1886)Info
Allorrhizucha campioni -> Nesciothemis farinosumInfo
Amanipodagrion gilliesi (Pinhey, 1962)Amani flatwingInfo
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax bangweuluensis (Kimmins, 1955)Swamp EmperorInfo
Anax chloromelas (Ris, 1911)Dark EmperorInfo
Anax congoliath (Fraser, 1953)Info
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
Anectothemis apicalis -> Congothemis longistylaInfo
Atoconeura biordinata (Karsch, 1899)Info
Atoconeura pseudeudoxia (Longfield, 1953)Info
Azuragrion buchholzi (Pinhey, 1971)Info
Azuragrion nigridorsum (Selys, 1876)Black-tailed BluetInfo
Azuragrion vansomereni (Pinhey, 1955)Tiny BluetInfo
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Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis wilsoni (Pinhey, 1952)Wilson´s GroundlingInfo
Bradinopyga cornuta (Ris, 1911)Horned Rock-dwellerInfo
Bradinopyga strachani (Kirby, 1900)Red Rock-dwellerInfo
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Ceratogomphus pictus (Hagen In Selys, 1854)Common ThorntailInfo
Ceriagrion annulatum (Fraser, 1955)Info
Ceriagrion bakeri (Fraser, 1941)Info
Ceriagrion corallinum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion ignitum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Ceriagrion tricrenaticeps (Legrand, 1984)Info
Ceriagrion varians (Martin, 1908)Info
Ceriagrion whellani (Longfield, 1952)Info
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)Info
Chlorocnemis abbotti (Calvert, 1896)Info
Chlorocnemis contraria (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Chlorocnemis cyanura -> Agrilus ornatusInfo
Chlorocnemis flavipennis (Selys, 1863)Info
Chlorocnemis interrupta -> Agrilus ostellinoiInfo
Chlorocnemis lascellesi -> Agrilus pacholatkoiInfo
Chlorocnemis marshalli -> Agrilus ostrinusInfo
Chlorocnemis marshalli superba (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Chlorocnemis montana (St. Quentin, 1942)Info
Chlorocnemis nigripes -> Agrilus overlaetiInfo
Chlorocnemis pauli -> Agrilus owasInfo
Chlorocnemis superba -> Agrilus pacatusInfo
Chlorocypha aphrodite (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Chlorocypha bambtoni (Pinhey, 1975)Info
Chlorocypha bamptoni ()Info
Chlorocypha cancellata (Selys, 1879)Info
Chlorocypha consueta (Karsch, 1899)Ruby jewelInfo
Chlorocypha crocea (Longfield, 1947)Info
Chlorocypha croceus (Longfield, 1947)Info
Chlorocypha curta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Blue-tailed red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha cyanifrons (Selys, 1873)Info
Chlorocypha frigida (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Chlorocypha glauca (Selys, 1879)Eastern red-tipped jewelInfo
Chlorocypha gracilis (Karsch, 1899)Info
Chlorocypha grandis -> Chlorocypha gracilisInfo
Chlorocypha jacksoni -> Agrilus melanospilusInfo
Chlorocypha lucalaensis ()Info
Chlorocypha molindica -> Agrilus melasInfo
Chlorocypha neptunus (Sjöstedt, 1899)Info
Chlorocypha picta (Pinhey, 1962)Info
Chlorocypha pyriformosa -> Dicromantispa gracilisInfo
Chlorocypha rubida (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Chlorocypha rufitibia -> Euclimacia jacobsoniInfo
Chlorocypha schmidti (Pinhey, 1967)Info
Chlorocypha selysi (Karsch, 1899)Blue-nuzzled jewelInfo
Chlorocypha seydeli (Fraser, 1958)Info
Chlorocypha tenuis -> Agrilus meleagerInfo
Chlorocypha trifaria (Karsch, 1899)Uganda red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha victoriae (Förster, 1914)Info
Congothemis apicalis (Fraser, 1954)Info
Congothemis longistyla (Fraser, 1953)Info
Cornigomphus guineensis (Martin, 1907)Tragogomphus guineensisInfo
Crenigomphus hartmanni (Förster, 1898)Hartmann´s TalontailInfo
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Crocothemis saxicolor (Ris, 1921)Granite scarletInfo
Cyanothemis simpsoni (Ris, 1915)BlueboltInfo
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Diastatomma bicolor (Selys, 1869)Info
Diastatomma multilineatum (Fraser, 1949)Info
Diastatomma selysi -> Diastatomma bicolorInfo
Diastatomma soror (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Diastatomma tricolor (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes exul (Selys, 1883)Info
Diplacodes lefebvrei (Rambur, 1842)Info
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes luminans (Karsch, 1893)Luminous PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura balli (Kimmins, 1938)Info
Elattoneura cellularis (Grünberg, 1902)Info
Elattoneura centrafricana (Lindley, 1976)Info
Elattoneura frenulata (Hagen In Selys, 1860)Sooty ThreadtailInfo
Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
Elattoneura lliba (Legrand, 1985)Info
Elattoneura morini (Legrand, 1985)Info
Elattoneura nigra (Kimmins, 1938)Info
Elattoneura pruinosa (Selys, 1886)Info
Elattoneura tropicalis -> Elattoneura frenulataInfo
Elattoneura tsiamae -> Agrilus pilosidorsisInfo
Elattoneura vrijdaghi (Fraser, 1954)Info
Eleuthemis buettikoferi (Ris, 1910)FirebellyInfo
Enallagma risi -> Pteroteinon prunaInfo
Enallagma sinuatum (Ris, 1921)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphidia bredoi (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Gomphidia quarrei (Schouteden, 1934)Quarre´s TigerInfo
Gomphidia quarrei quarrei (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Gynacantha africana (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Gynacantha bullata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha cylindrata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha manderica (Grünberg, 1902)Little DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha nigeriensis (Gambles, 1956)Yellow-legged DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha sextans (Mclachlan, 1896)Info
Gynacantha vesiculata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha victoriae -> Gynacantha bullataInfo
Gynacantha villosa (Grünberg, 1902)Hairy DuskhawkerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrothemis camarense ()Info
Hadrothemis camarensis (Kirby, 1889)Tree-hole Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis coacta (Karsch, 1891)Robust Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis defecta (Karsch, 1891)Red Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infesta (Karsch, 1891)Slender Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infestus ()Info
Hadrothemis versuta (Karsch, 1891)Changeable Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis vrijdaghi (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Heliaeschna cynthiae (Fraser, 1939)Info
Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Heliaeschna sembe (Pinhey, 1962)Info
Heliaeschna trinervulata (Fraser, 1955)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
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus dundoensis -> Agrilus wewakinusSwamp TigertailInfo
Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ictinogomphus regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Idomacromia lieftincki (Legrand, 1984)Info
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Ischnuragrion rarum ()Info
Isomecocnemis cellularis (Grünberg, 1902)Info
Isomecocnemis cyanura (Förster, 1909)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes amicus (Martin, 1910)Info
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes dissimulans (Fraser, 1955)Cryptic SpreadwingInfo
Lestes ochraceus (Selys, 1862)Info
Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes pinheyi (Fraser, 1955)Info
Lestes plagiatus (Burmeister, 1839)Common SpreadwingInfo
Lestes simulatrix (Mclachlan, 1895)Info
Lestes sternalis (Navas, 1930)Info
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestes virgatus (Burmeister, 1839)Smoky SpreadwingInfo
Lestes viridis -> Lestes barbarusSite
Lestinogomphus angustus -> Lestinogophus angustusCommon FairytailInfo
Lestinogomphus congoensis (Cammaerts, 1969)Info
Lestinogomphus minutus (Gambles, 1968)Info
Lestinogophus angustus ()Info
Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825)White-faced DarterInfo
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Lokia erythromelas (Ris, 1910)Info
Lokia incongruens (Karsch, 1893)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromia aeneothorax (Nunney, 1895)Info
Macromia bicristulata (Legrand, 1975)Info
Macromia contumax ()Info
Macromia flavimitella (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Macromia funicularia (Martin, 1907)Info
Macromia lieftincki (Fraser, 1954)Info
Macromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Macromia sophia (Selys, 1871)Info
Macromia unifasciata (Fraser, 1954)Info
Malgassophlebia bispina (Fraser, 1958)Info
Malgassophlebia westfalli (Legrand, 1986)Info
Mesocnemis saralisa (K.-d.b. Dijkstra, 2008)Info
Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
Micromacromia afra -> Euxoa persiaeInfo
Micromacromia camerunica (Karsch, 1890)Large MicmacInfo
Micromacromia flava (Longfield, 1947)Info
Micromacromia miraculosa (Förster, 1906)Info
Monardithemis flava -> Micromacromia miraculosaInfo
Mortonagrion stygia (Fraser, 1954)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neodythemis afra (Ris, 1909)Info
Neodythemis campioni (Ris, 1915)Info
Neodythemis gorillae -> Euxoa persiaeInfo
Neodythemis klingi (Karsch, 1890)Info
Neodythemis preussi (Karsch, 1891)Info
Neophya rutherfordi (Selys, 1881)Info
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Nesciothemis fitzgeraldi (Pinhey, 1956)Info
Neurogomphus chapini (Klots, 1944)Info
Neurogomphus featheri (Pinhey, 1967)Info
Neurogomphus fuscifrons (Karsch, 1890)Info
Neurogomphus martininus (Lacroix, 1921)Info
Neurogomphus uelensis (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Neurogomphus vicinus -> Aphanisticus borkuanusInfo
Neurolestes trinervis (Selys, 1885)Info
Notiothemis jonesi (Ris, 1921)Jones´ ForestwatcherInfo
Notiothemis jonesi jonesi (Ris, 1919)Info
Notiothemis robertsi (Fraser, 1944)Robert´s ForestwatcherInfo
Notogomphus maryae (Vick, 2003)Info
Notogomphus praetorius (Selys, 1878)YellowjackInfo
Nubiolestes diotima (Schmidt, 1943)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Onychogomphus supinus (Selys, 1854)Gorge ClaspertailInfo
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum africana ()Info
Orthetrum africanum (Selys, 1887)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 brunneum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Info
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum cameruense ()Info
Orthetrum camerunense (Gambles, 1959)Info
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 julia capicola (Kimmins, 1957)Info
Orthetrum kalai -> Orthetrum stemmaleInfo
Orthetrum machadoi (Longfield, 1955)Machado´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum macrostigma (Longfield, 1947)Info
Orthetrum microstigma (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum migratum (Lieftinck, 1951)Rosy SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum saegeri (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Orthetrum sagitta (Ris, 1915)Arrow SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum stemmale stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Oxythemis phoenicosceles (Ris, 1909)PepperpantsInfo
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Palpopleura albifrons (Legrand, 1979)Info
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 acuminatus -> Mordella lepidaInfo
Paragomphus alluaudi (Martin, 1915)Info
Paragomphus cognatus (Rambur, 1842)Rock HocktailInfo
Paragomphus fritillarius (Selys, 1892)Clubbed HooktailInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Paragomphus machadoi (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Paragomphus nigroviridis (Cammaerts, 1969)Info
Paragomphus nyasicus (Kimmins, 1955)Info
Parazyxomma flavicans (Martin, 1908)Banded DuskdarterInfo
Pentaphlebia stahli (Förster, 1909)Info
Phaon camarunensis ()Info
Phaon camereunica (Fraser, 1941)Info
Phaon camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Emerald DemoiselleInfo
Phaon fraseri -> Eulepidotis santosinaInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Philonomon luminans -> Diplacodes luminansInfo
Phyllogomphus annulus (Klots, 1944)Info
Phyllogomphus coloratus (Kimmins, 1931)Info
Phyllogomphus dundomajoricus -> Mordella octoguttataInfo
Phyllogomphus dundominusculus -> Mordella octoguttataInfo
Phyllogomphus selysi (Schouteden, 1933)Southern LeaftailInfo
Phyllomacromia aequatorialis (Martin, 1906)Info
Phyllomacromia aureozona (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Phyllomacromia congolica (Fraser, 1955)Info
Phyllomacromia contumax (Selys, 1879)Two-banded CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia flavimitella (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia maesi (Schouteden, 1917)Info
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia paula (Karsch, 1892)Info
Phyllomacromia picta (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Darting CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia unifasciata (Fraser, 1954)Info
Pinheyagrion angolicum (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Platycnemis congolensis -> Agrilus perpastusInfo
Platycnemis nyansana -> Agrilus perriniInfo
Platycnemis rufipes (Selys, 1886)Info
Platycnemis sikassoensis -> Platycnemis subaequistylaInfo
Platycnemis subaequistyla (Fraser, 1928)Info
Platycypha angolense ()Info
Platycypha caligata (Selys, 1853)Dancing JewelInfo
Platycypha caligata caligata (Selys, 1853)Info
Platycypha eliseva (K.-d.b. Dijkstra, 2008)Info
Platycypha fitzsimonsi (Pinhey, 1950)Boulder JewelInfo
Platycypha lacustris (Förster, 1914)Info
Platycypha picta (Pinhey, 1962)Info
Platycypha pinheyi (Fraser, 1950)Info
Porpacithemis dubia (Fraser, 1954)Info
Porpax asperipes (Karsch, 1896)Info
Porpax bipunctus (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Porpax garambensis (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Porpax risi (Pinhey, 1958)Info
Porpax sentipes (Dijkstra, 2006)Info
Prodasineura vittata (Selys, 1886)Orange-fronted ThreadtailInfo
Pseudagrion acaciae (Förster, 1906)Green-naped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion angolense (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion basicornu (Schmidt, 1936)Info
Pseudagrion bicoerulans (Martin, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion camerunense (Karsch, 1899)Info
Pseudagrion coeleste (Longfield, 1947)Catshead SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion coeruleipunctum (Pinhey, 1964)Info
Pseudagrion commoniae nigerrimum (Pinhey, 1950)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion dundoense (Longfield, 1959)Info
Pseudagrion epiphonematicum (Karsch, 1891)Info
Pseudagrion gamblesi (Pinhey, 1978)Great SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion glaucoideum (Schmidt, 1936)Info
Pseudagrion glaucum -> Pseudagrion nubicumInfo
Pseudagrion hageni (Karsch, 1893)Painted SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion hemicolon (Pinhey, 1964)Info
Pseudagrion inconspicuum (Ris, 1931)Info
Pseudagrion isidromorai -> Eutelia affinisInfo
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion kibalense (Longfield, 1959)Info
Pseudagrion makabusiense (Pinhey, 1950)Makabusi SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion makabusiensis ()Info
Pseudagrion malagasoides (Pinhey, 1973)Info
Pseudagrion massaicum (Sjöstedt, 1909)Masai SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion monardi -> Eustrotia retroversaInfo
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion quadrioculatum -> Pseudagrion torridumInfo
Pseudagrion risi (Schmidt In Ris, 1936)Info
Pseudagrion rufostigma (Longfield, 1947)Info
Pseudagrion salisburyense (Ris, 1921)Slate SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion serrulatum (Karsch, 1894)Info
Pseudagrion serrulatum serrulatum (Karsch, 1894)Info
Pseudagrion seyrigi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion simplicilaminatum (Carletti & Terzani, 1997)Info
Pseudagrion sjoestedti (Förster, 1906)Sjostedt´s SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sjoestedti sjoestedti (Foerster, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion spernatum (Selys, 1881)Natal SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion spernatum gerstaeckeri (Karsch, 1899)Info
Pseudagrion spernatum natalense (Ris, 1921)Natal SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sudanicum rubroviride (Pinhey, 1956)Blue-spotted SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion superbum -> Pseudagrion serrulatumInfo
Pseudagrion thenartum (Fraser, 1955)Info
Pseudagrion torridum (Selys, 1876)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis graphiptera (Rambur, 1842)Graphic FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis mariposa (Ris, 1913)Mariposa FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis notata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Rhyothemis regia exul (Ris, 1913)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sapho bicolor (Selys, 1853)Info
Sapho gloriosa (Mclachlan In Selys, 1873)Info
Sapho orichalcea (Mclachlan, 1869)Info
Stenocnemis pachystigma (Selys, 1886)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877)Black-splashed ElfInfo
Thermochoria equivocata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Thermochoria jeanneli (Martin, 1915)Info
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tragogomphus tenaculatus (Fraser, 1926)Info
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trapezostigma basilare (Palisot De Beauvois, 1817)Info
Trapezostigma basilaris ()Info
Trithemis aconita (Lieftinck, 1969)Monkshood DropwingInfo
Trithemis aenea (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis annulata annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1807)Info
Trithemis anomala (Pinhey, 1955)Info
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis basitincta (Ris, 1912)Info
Trithemis congolica (Pinhey, 1970)Info
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 hartwigi (Pinhey, 1970)Info
Trithemis hecate (Ris, 1912)Silhouette DropwingInfo
Trithemis kalula (Kirby, 1900)Info
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis lilacina (Förster, 1899)Info
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monard´s DropwingInfo
Trithemis nigra (Longfield, 1936)Info
Trithemis nuptialis (Karsch, 1894)Hairy-legged DropwingInfo
Trithemis pluvialis (Förster, 1906)Riffle-and-Reed DropwingInfo
Trithemis pruinata (Karsch, 1899)Info
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Trithemis tropicana -> Eulepidotis candidaInfo
Trithemis werneri (Ris, 1912)Elegant DropwingInfo
Trithetrum congoense (Aguesse, 1966)Info
Trithetrum navasi (Lacroix, 1921)Navas´ DarterInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Umma cincta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Umma distincta (Longfield, 1933)Info
Umma electa (Longfield, 1933)Info
Umma femina (Longfield, 1947)Info
Umma longistigma (Selys, 1869)Info
Umma mesostigma (Selys, 1879)Info
Umma purpurea (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Umma saphirina (Förster, 1916)Sapphire DemoiselleInfo
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis signata (Rambur, 1842)Scarlet BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonoides fuelleborni (Grünberg, 1902)Fuelleborn´s Bottle-tailInfo
Zygonoides occidentis (Ris, 1912)Info
Zygonyx atritibiae -> Mordellistena gilvifronsInfo
Zygonyx eusebia (Ris, 1912)Info
Zygonyx fallax -> Zygonyx regisalbertiInfo
Zygonyx flavicosta (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Zygonyx natalensis (Martin, 1900)Blue CascaderInfo
Zygonyx regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Zygonyx speciosus (Karsch, 1891)Info
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
Zyxomma atlanticum (Selys, 1889)Smoky DuskdarterInfo
456 Species in Odonata for Central Africa 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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