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Distribution path and Subregions of Ethiopia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Ethiopia
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Ethiopia
Class
Ethiopia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 318 families, 3065 genera, 9192 species
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Subclass
Ethiopia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 316 families, 3062 genera, 9188 species
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Infraclass
Ethiopia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 14 families, 53 genera, 139 species
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Superorder
Ethiopia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 10 families, 43 genera, 123 species
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Order
Ethiopia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 10 families, 43 genera, 123 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
Ethiopia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 29 genera, 85 species
Suborder
Ethiopia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     6 families, 14 genera, 38 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Ethiopia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 11 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 2 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 28 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 15 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 56 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
10 Families with 123 Species in Ethiopia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Ethiopia
Species with ANext  
Acisoma inflata -> Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoidesInfo
Acisoma inflatum (Selys, 1882)Info
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aeshna ellioti (Kirby, 1896)Elliotīs hawkerInfo
Aeshna ellioti usambarica (Foerster, 1906)Info
Aethiothemis palustris (Martin, 1912)Info
Africallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Slender BluetInfo
Africallagma sinuatum (Ris, 1921)Peak BluetInfo
Africallagma subtile (Ris, 1921)Pale BluetInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis inversa (Karsch, 1899)Info
Agriocnemis sania (Nielsen, 1959)Info
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
Atoconeura aethiopica (Kimmins, 1958)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
Bradinopyga strachani (Kirby, 1900)Red Rock-dwellerInfo
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Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocypha curta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Blue-tailed red jewelInfo
Crenigomphus abyssinicus (Selys, 1878)Info
Crenigomphus denticulatus (Selys, 1892)Info
Crenigomphus renei (Fraser, 1936)Info
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
Elattoneura pasquinii (Consiglio, 1978)Info
Enallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Info
Enallagma subfurcatum -> Agrilus sumbuanusInfo
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Gynacantha nigeriensis (Gambles, 1956)Yellow-legged DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha vesiculata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha villosa (Grünberg, 1902)Hairy DuskhawkerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
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 ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ischnura abyssinica (Martin, 1907)Info
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sternalis (Navas, 1930)Info
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestes virgatus (Burmeister, 1839)Smoky SpreadwingInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Notogomphus cotarellii ()Info
Notogomphus cottarellii (Consiglio, 1978)Info
Notogomphus dorsalis (Selys, 1858)Info
Notogomphus lecythus (Campion, 1923)Info
Notogomphus ruppeli (Selys, 1857)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogomphus pilosus (Martin, 1911)Info
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbottīs skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintzīs SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia falsum -> Orthetrum jullia falsumInfo
Orthetrum jullia falsum ()Info
Orthetrum kristenseni (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum machadoi (Longfield, 1955)Machadoīs SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura jucunda (Rambur, 1842)Yellow-veined WidowInfo
Palpopleura jucunda jucunda ()Info
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Paragomphus alluaudi (Martin, 1915)Info
Paragomphus cognatus (Rambur, 1842)Rock HocktailInfo
Paragomphus crenigomphoides (Clausnitzer & Dijkstra, 2005)Info
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Paragomphus pumilio (Rambur, 1842)Small HooktailInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia africana (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia pallidinervis (Förster, 1906)Info
Phyllomacromia picta (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Darting CruiserInfo
Platycypha caligata (Selys, 1853)Dancing JewelInfo
Proischnura subfurcata (Selys, 1876)Fork-tailed BluetInfo
Pseudagrion commoniae (Förster, 1902)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion gamblesi (Pinhey, 1978)Great SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion guichardi (Kimmins, 1958)Info
Pseudagrion kaffinum (Consiglio, 1978)Info
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion massaicum (Sjöstedt, 1909)Masai SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion niloticum (Dumont, 1978)Info
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion salisburyense (Ris, 1921)Slate SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion spernatum (Selys, 1881)Natal SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion spernatum natalense (Ris, 1921)Natal SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion torridum (Selys, 1876)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis aconita (Lieftinck, 1969)Monkshood DropwingInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis donaldsoni (Calvert, 1899)Denim DropwingInfo
Trithemis ellenbecki ()Info
Trithemis ellenbeckii (Förster, 1906)Info
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monardīs DropwingInfo
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zosteraeschna ellioti (Kirby, 1896)Elliotīs HawkerInfo
Zygonyx natalensis (Martin, 1900)Blue CascaderInfo
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
123 Species in Odonata for Ethiopia 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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