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Distribution path and Subregions of Denmark (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Scandinavia - Denmark
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Denmark
Class
Denmark
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 507 families, 5867 genera, 20443 species
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Subclass
Denmark
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 503 families, 5858 genera, 20431 species
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Infraclass
Denmark
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 20 families, 59 genera, 122 species
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Superorder
Denmark
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 12 families, 38 genera, 75 species
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Order
Denmark
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 12 families, 38 genera, 75 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
Denmark
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 20 genera, 46 species
Suborder
Denmark
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 13 genera, 24 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Denmark
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 18 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 12 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 1 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 6 SpeciesBoghaunters
Epallagidae (Needham, 1903) - 3 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 5 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 18 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 4 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Thaumatoneuridae (Fraser, 1957) - 2 Species
12 Families with 75 Species in Denmark


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Denmark
Species with ANext  
Aeshna affinis (Vander Linden, 1820)Southern migrant hawkerSite
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758)Brown hawkerInfo
Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Green-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna isosceles -> Aeshna isocelesGreen-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)Common hawkerInfo
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Aeshna serrata (Hagen, 1856)Baltic hawkerInfo
Aeshna subarctica (Walker, 1908)Bog hawkerInfo
Aeshna viridis (Eversmann, 1836)Green hawkerInfo
Anaciaeschna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Norfolk HawkerInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764)Hairy dragonflyInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)Banded DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion armatum (Charpentier, 1840)Norfolk DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion hastulatum (Charpentier, 1825)Northern DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion lunulatum (Charpentier, 1840)Irish DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)Golden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758)Downy EmeraldInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
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Ejerslevia haraldi (W. Zessin, 2011)Info
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)Common Blue DamselflySite
Eodysagrion mikkelseni (J. Rust, 2008)Info
Epitheca bimaculata (Charpentier, 1825)Eurasian BaskettailInfo
Erythromma najas (Hansemann, 1823)Large RedeyeInfo
Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840)Small RedeyeSite
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Furagrion jutlandicus (K. L. Henriksen, 1922)Info
Furagrion morsi (W. Zessin, 2011)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphaeschna danica (H. O. R. Madsen, 1997)Info
Gomphaeschna paleocenica (H. O. R. Madsen, 1997)Info
Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common ClubtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hanklitia hankliti (W. Zessin, 2011)Info
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labandeiraia europae (J. F. Petrulevicius, 2007)Info
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes dryas (Kirby, 1890)Emerald SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes virens (Charpentier, 1825)Small Emerald DamselflyInfo
Leucorrhinia albifrons (Burmeister, 1839)Dark WhitefaceInfo
Leucorrhinia caudalis (Charpentier, 1840)Lilypad WhitefaceInfo
Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825)White-faced DarterInfo
Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825)Large White-faced DarterInfo
Leucorrhinia rubicunda (Linnaeus, 1758)Ruby WhitefaceInfo
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula fulva (Müller, 1764)Scarce ChaserSite
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Molercordulia karinae (G. Bechly, 2005)Info
Morsagrion ansorgei (W. Zessin, 2011)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nehalennia speciosa (Charpentier, 1840)Pygmy damselflyInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small PincertailInfo
Ophiogomphus cecilia (Geoffroy In Fourcroy, 1785)Green SnaketailInfo
Oplonaeschna staurophlebioides (Henriksen, 1922)Info
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771)Blue FeatherlegInfo
Primorilestes madseni (J. Rust, 2008)Info
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)Large Red DamselflySite
Species with SBack  Top
Solveigia wittecki (W. Zessin, 2011)Info
Somatochlora arctica (Zetterstedt, 1840)Northern EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825)Yellow-Spotted EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825)Brilliant EmeraldInfo
Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776)Black darterInfo
Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758)Yellow-winged darterInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
Sympetrum pedemontanum (O. F. Müller In Allioni, 1766)Banded darterInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)Common darterSite
Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Vagrant darterSite
75 Species in Odonata for Denmark 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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