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Distribution path and Subregions of Egypt (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Egypt
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Egypt
Class
Egypt
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 306 families, 1966 genera, 4610 species
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Subclass
Egypt
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 304 families, 1961 genera, 4598 species
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Infraclass
Egypt
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 8 families, 25 genera, 51 species
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Superorder
Egypt
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 8 families, 25 genera, 51 species
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Order
Egypt
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 8 families, 25 genera, 51 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
Egypt
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 19 genera, 38 species
Suborder
Egypt
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     2 families, 4 genera, 11 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Egypt
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 10 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Gondvanogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 28 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
8 Families with 51 Species in Egypt


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Egypt
Species with ANext  
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aegyptidium aburasiensis (T. Schlüter, 1982)Info
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis sania (Nielsen, 1959)Info
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
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Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
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Cordulia aenea aenea (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
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Gondvanogomphus bartheli (T. Schlüter, 1982)Info
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Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
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Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
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Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
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Mesocnemis robusta (Selys, 1886)Info
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Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum ransonnetii (Brauer, 1865)Info
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
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Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Paragomphus pumilio (Rambur, 1842)Small HooktailInfo
Paragomphus sinaiticus (Morton, 1929)Info
Phyllomacromia africana (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
Pseudagrion acaciae (Förster, 1906)Green-naped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion niloticum (Dumont, 1978)Info
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion torridum (Selys, 1876)Info
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Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
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Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825)Yellow-Spotted EmeraldInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
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Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
51 Species in Odonata for Egypt 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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