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Distribution path and Subregions of Ecuador (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Ecuador
Subregions: Galápagos (Galápagos Islands)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Ecuador
Class
Ecuador
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 447 families, 5341 genera, 18203 species
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Subclass
Ecuador
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 444 families, 5330 genera, 18188 species
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Infraclass
Ecuador
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 16 families, 87 genera, 267 species
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Superorder
Ecuador
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 14 families, 85 genera, 265 species
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Order
Ecuador
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 14 families, 85 genera, 265 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
Ecuador
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 44 genera, 126 species
Suborder
Ecuador
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     10 families, 41 genera, 139 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Ecuador
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 22 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 20 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 56 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBarelegs
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 14 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 5 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 88 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 22 SpeciesFlatwings
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 2 SpeciesShortwings
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 2 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 16 SpeciesBannerwings
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 13 SpeciesForest giants
14 Families with 265 Species in Ecuador


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Ecuador
Species with ANext  
Acanthagrion apicale (Selys, 1876)Info
Acanthagrion cuyabae (Calvert, 1909)Info
Acanthagrion gracile (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acanthagrion lancea (Selys, 1876)Info
Acanthagrion obsoletum (Förster, 1914)Info
Acanthagrion peruvianum (Leonard, 1977)Info
Acanthagrion trilobatum (Leonard, 1977)Info
Acanthagrion yungarum (Ris, 1918)Info
Aeolagrion axine (Dunkle, 1991)Info
Aeolagrion dorsale (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Aeolagrion inca (Selys, 1876)Info
Aeschna galapagoensis (Currie, 1901)Info
Aeshna brevifrons -> Rhionaeschna brevifronsInfo
Aeshna cornigera cornigera -> Rhionaeschna cornigeraInfo
Aeshna cornigera planaltica -> Rhionaeschna planalticaInfo
Aeshna galapagoensis -> Rhionaeschna galapagoensisInfo
Aeshna marchali -> Rhionaeschna marchaliInfo
Agriogomphus ericae (Belle, 1966)Info
Anatya guttata (Erichson, 1848)Info
Anatya januaria (Ris, 1911)Info
Anax amazili (Burmeister, 1839)Amazon DarnerInfo
Anax longipes (Hagen, 1861)Comet DarnerInfo
Anomisma abnorme (Mclachlan, 1877)Info
Anomisma terminatum -> Anomisma abnormeInfo
Aphylla brasiliensis (Belle, 1970)Info
Aphylla producta (Selys, 1854)Info
Archaeopodagrion armatum (Tennesen & Johnson, 2009)Info
Argia adamsi (Calvert, 1902)Info
Argia collata -> Argia thespisInfo
Argia difficilis (Selys, 1865)Info
Argia dives (Förster, 1914)Info
Argia eliptica (Selys, 1865)Info
Argia fumigata (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia gerhardi (Calvert, 1909)Info
Argia huanacina (Förster, 1914)Huanacina DancerInfo
Argia infrequentula (Fraser, 1946)Info
Argia kokama (Calvert, 1909)Info
Argia medullaris (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia oculata (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia pulla (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia talamanca (Calvert, 1907)Info
Argia thespis (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Info
Argia translata (Hagen In Selys, 1865)Dusky DancerInfo
Argia variegata (Foerster, 1914)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachymesia furcata (Hagen, 1861)Red-tailed PennantInfo
Brachymesia herbida (Gundlach, 1889)Tawny PennantInfo
Brechmorhoga praecox (Hagen, 1861)Slender ClubskimmerInfo
Brechmorhoga rapax (Calvert, 1898)Info
Brechmorhoga rapax rapax (Calvert, 1898)Info
Bromeliagrion fernandezianum (Rácenis, 1958)Info
Bromeliagrion rehni (Garrison, 2005)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cannaphila vibex (Hagen, 1861)Info
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Cora confusa (Kennedy, 1940)Info
Cora dualis (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Cora inca (Selys, 1873)Info
Cora jocosa (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Cora klenei (Karsch, 1891)Info
Cora munda (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Cora terminalis (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Coryphaeschna adnexa (Hagen, 1861)Blue-faced DarnerInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasythemis esmeralda (Ris, 1910)Info
Dasythemis mincki clara (Ris, 1908)Info
Drepanoneura tennesseni (Von Ellenrieder & Garrison, 2008)Info
Dythemis multipunctata multipunctata (Kirby, 1894)Info
Dythemis nigra -> Dythemis multipunctata multipunctataInfo
Dythemis sterilis (Hagen, 1861)Info
Dythemis velox (Hagen, 1861)Swift SetwingInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmothemis cannacrioides (Calvert, 1906)Info
Enallagma civile (Hagen, 1861)Familiar BluetInfo
Enallagma novaehispaniae (Calvert, 1907)Neotropical BluetInfo
Epigomphus obtusus (Selys, 1869)Info
Epipleoneura haroldoi (Santos, 1964)Info
Epipleoneura peruviensis (Fraser, 1946)Info
Erythemis attala (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Black PondhawkInfo
Erythemis haematogastra (Burmeister, 1839)Red PondhawkInfo
Erythemis peruviana (Rambur, 1842)Flame-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839)Pin-tailed PondhawkInfo
Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius, 1775)Great PondhawkInfo
Erythrodiplax abjecta (Rambur, 1842)Info
Erythrodiplax andagoya (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax basalis (Kirby, 1897)Info
Erythrodiplax castanea (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax connata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Erythrodiplax fervida (Erichson, 1848)Info
Erythrodiplax fusca (Rambur, 1842)Red-faced DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax ines (Ris, 1911)Info
Erythrodiplax kimminsi (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax laurentia (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax melanorubra (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax parvimaculata (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax tenuis (Borror, 1942)Info
Erythrodiplax umbrata (Linnaeus, 1758)Band-winged DragonletInfo
Erythrodiplax unimaculata (De Geer, 1773)Info
Euthore fasciata (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphomacromia fallax (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Gynacantha gracilis (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Gynacantha membranalis (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha nervosa (Rambur, 1842)Twilight DarnerInfo
Gynacantha tibiata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heliocharis amazona (Selys, 1853)Info
Hetaerina aurora (Ris, 1918)Info
Hetaerina caia (Drury, 1773)Info
Hetaerina caja -> Hetaerina caiaInfo
Hetaerina caja caja (Drury, 1773)Info
Hetaerina capitalis (Selys, 1873)Info
Hetaerina carnifex -> Eulocastra monozonaInfo
Hetaerina cruentata (Rambur, 1842)Info
Hetaerina fuscoguttata (Selys, 1878)Info
Hetaerina laesa (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Hetaerina longipes (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Hetaerina macropus -> Eulocastra pseudozarboidesInfo
Hetaerina occisa (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Hetaerina sanguinea (Selys, 1853)Info
Heteragrion aequatoriale (Selys, 1886)Info
Heteragrion angustipenne (Selys, 1886)Info
Heteragrion bariai (De Marmels, 1989)Info
Heteragrion bickorum (Daigle, 2005)Info
Heteragrion chrysops (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Info
Heteragrion cooki (Daigle & Tennessen, 2000)Info
Heteragrion icterops (Selys, 1862)Info
Heteragrion inca (Calvert, 1909)Info
Heteropodagrion sanguinipes (Selys, 1895)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura capreolus (Hagen, 1861)Info
Ischnura hastata (Say, 1839)Citrine ForktailInfo
Ischnura hastatum (Say, 1839)Info
Ischnura indivisa (Ris, 1918)Info
Ischnura ramburii (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Ramburīs ForktailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptagrion porrectum (Selys, 1876)Info
Leptobasis vacillans (Hagen In Selys, 1877)Red-tipped SwampdamselInfo
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes forficula (Rambur, 1842)Rainpool SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes viridis -> Lestes barbarusSite
Libellula herculea (Karsch, 1889)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodiplax balteata (Hagen, 1861)Marl PennantInfo
Macrothemis hahneli (Ris, 1913)Info
Macrothemis hemichlora (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Macrothemis imitans imitans (Karsch, 1890)Info
Macrothemis musiva (Calvert, 1898)Info
Macrothemis pseudimitans (Calvert, 1898)White-tailed SylphInfo
Macrothemis tessellata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Mecistogaster amalia (Burmeister, 1839)Amalia HelicopterInfo
Mecistogaster asticta (Selys, 1860)Info
Mecistogaster buckleyi (Mclachlan, 1881)Blue-tipped HelicopterInfo
Mecistogaster jocaste (Hagen, 1869)Info
Mecistogaster jocaste jocaste (Hagen, 1869)Info
Mecistogaster linearis -> Mecistogaster lucretiaInfo
Mecistogaster lucretia (Drury, 1773)Info
Mecistogaster lucretia lucretia (Drury, 1773)Info
Megaloprepus caerulatus (Drury, 1782)Info
Mesamphiagrion dunklei (Von Ellenrieder & Garrison, 2008)Info
Metaleptobasis mauffrayi (Daigle, 2000)Info
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 caerulistyla (Donnelly, 1992)Blue-tipped DasherInfo
Micrathyria catenata (Calvert, 1909)Info
Micrathyria dictynna (Ris, 1919)Info
Micrathyria didyma (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Three-striped DasherInfo
Micrathyria iheringi (Santos, 1946)Info
Micrathyria laevigata (Calvert, 1909)Info
Micrathyria occipita (Westfall, 1992)Info
Micrathyria ocellata (Martin, 1897)Info
Micrathyria ocellata ocellata (Martin, 1897)Info
Micrathyria romani (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Micrathyria tibialis (Kirby, 1897)Pale-footed DasherInfo
Microstigma rotundatum (Selys, 1860)Info
Misagria parana (Kirby, 1889)Info
Mnesarete devillei -> Mnesarete devilliInfo
Mnesarete devilli (Selys, 1880)Info
Mnesarete drepane (Garrison, 2006)Info
Mnesarete hauxwelli (Selys, 1869)Info
Mnesarete imperatrix (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Mnesarete metallica (Selys, 1869)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neocordulia batesi (Selys, 1871)Info
Neoerythromma cultellatum (Hagen In Selys, 1876)Caribbean YellowfaceInfo
Nephepeltia flavifrons (Karsch, 1889)Info
Nephepeltia leonardina (Rácenis, 1953)Info
Nephepeltia phryne (Perty, 1834)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ormenophlebia imperatrix (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Orthemis biolleyi (Calvert, 1906)Yellow-lined SkimmerInfo
Orthemis coracina (Von Ellenrieder, 2009)Info
Orthemis cultriformis (Calvert, 1899)Info
Orthemis discolor -> Orthemis ferrugineaCarmine SkimmerInfo
Orthemis ferruginea (Fabricius, 1775)Roseate SkimmerInfo
Oxyagrion tennesseni (Mauffray, 1999)Info
Oxyallagma dissidens (Selys, 1876)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palaemnema brucelli (C.h. Kennedy, 1938)Info
Palaemnema clementia (Selys, 1886)Info
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Pantala hymenaea (Say, 1840)Spot-winged GliderInfo
Perigomphus angularis (Tennessen, 2011)Info
Perilestes kahli (Williamson & Williamson, 1924)Info
Perissolestes romulus (Kennedy, 1941)Info
Perithemis bella (Kirby, 1889)Info
Perithemis domitia (Drury, 1773)Slough AmberwingInfo
Perithemis thais (Kirby, 1889)Info
Peruviogomphus moyobambus (Klots, 1944)Info
Philogenia cassandra (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Info
Philogenia championi (Calvert, 1901)Info
Philogenia macuma (Dunkle, 1986)Info
Philogenia mangosisa (Bick & Bick, 1988)Info
Philogenia minteri (Dunkle, 1986)Info
Philogenia redunca (Cook, 1989)Info
Philogenia tinalandia (Bick & Bick, 1988)Info
Phyllocycla anduzei (Needham, 1943)Info
Phyllogomphoides brunneus (Belle, 1981)Info
Phyllogomphoides suasus (Selys, 1859)Info
Polythore aurora (Selys, 1879)Info
Polythore concinna (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Polythore derivata (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Polythore gigantea (Selys, 1853)Info
Polythore mutata (Mclachlan, 1881)Info
Polythore procera (Selys, 1869)Info
Polythore terminata (Fraser, 1946)Info
Progomphus anomalus (Belle, 1973)Info
Progomphus formalis (Belle, 1973)Info
Progomphus phyllochromus (Ris, 1918)Info
Progomphus pijpersi (Belle, 1966)Info
Progomphus pygmaeus (Selys, 1873)Info
Protoneura woytkowskii (Gloyd, 1939)Info
Psaironeura bifurcata (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Pseudostigma accedens (Selys, 1860)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Remartinia rufipennis (Kennedy, 1941)Info
Rhionaeschna brevifrons (Hagen, 1861)Info
Rhionaeschna cornigera (Brauer, 1865)Info
Rhionaeschna galapagoensis (Currie, 1901)Info
Rhionaeschna marchali (Rambur, 1842)Info
Rhionaeschna planaltica (Calvert, 1952)Info
Rhodopygia cardinalis (Erichson, 1848)Cardinal RedskimmerInfo
Rhodopygia pruinosa (Buchholz, 1953)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Staurophlebia reticulata reticulata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Stenocora percornuta (Kennedy, 1940)Info
Sympetrum gilvum (Selys, 1884)Info
Sympetrum illotum (Hagen, 1861)Cardinal meadowhawkInfo
Sympetrum illotum gilvum -> Sympetrum gilvumInfo
Sympetrum semicinctum (Say, 1840)Band-winged meadowhawkInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tauriphila australis (Hagen, 1867)Garnet GliderInfo
Teinopodagrion angulatum (De Marmels, 2001)Info
Teinopodagrion croizati (De Marmels, 2002)Info
Teinopodagrion curtum (Selys, 1886)Info
Teinopodagrion depressum (De Marmels, 2001)Info
Teinopodagrion setigerum (Selys, 1886)Info
Telebasis brevis (Bick & Bick, 1995)Info
Telebasis carota (C.h. Kennedy, 1936)Info
Telebasis griffinii (Martin, 1896)Info
Telebasis inalata (Calvert, 1961)Info
Telebasis limoncocha -> Telebasis griffiniiInfo
Telebasis livida (C.h. Kennedy, 1936)Info
Telebasis obsoleta (Selys, 1876)Info
Telebasis rubricauda (Bick & Bick, 1995)Red-and-blue FiretailInfo
Telebasis versicolor (Fraser, 1946)Forcipate FiretailInfo
Tramea abdominalis (Rambur, 1842)Vermillion SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea binotata (Rambur, 1842)Sooty SaddlebagInfo
Tramea calverti (Muttkowski, 1910)Striped SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea cophysa (Hagen, 1867)Info
Tramea cophysa darwini (Calvert, 1947)Info
Triacanthagyna ditzleri (Williamson, 1923)Info
Triacanthagyna satyrus (Martin, 1909)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uracis fastigiata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Uracis imbuta (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zenithoptera americana (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Zenithoptera fasciata -> Zenithoptera americanaRainforest BluewingInfo
265 Species in Odonata for Ecuador 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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