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Distribution path and Subregions of Eurasia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia
Subregions: Asia (Central Asia, Far East, Maldives, North Asia, South Asia, West Asia), Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Transcaucasia), Europe (Central Europe, East Europe, Malta, North Europe, South Europe, Southeast Europe, Southwest Europe, West Europe), Russia (European Russia, Siberia, Ural)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Eurasia
Class
Eurasia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1779 families, 48739 genera, 447795 species
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Subclass
Eurasia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1734 families, 48432 genera, 446979 species
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Infraclass
Eurasia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 165 families, 951 genera, 4019 species
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Superorder
Eurasia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 128 families, 743 genera, 3133 species
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Order
Eurasia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 93 families, 647 genera, 2976 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
Eurasia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     11 families, 246 genera, 1461 species
Suborder
Eurasia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     18 families, 158 genera, 1161 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Eurasia
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 43 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 273 SpeciesDarners
Aktassiidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 11 Species
Allopetaliidae (Cockerell, 1913) - 2 Species
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 7 Species
Araripelibellulidae (Bechly, 1996) - 5 Species
Archithemistidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 Species
Asiopteridae (Pritykina, 1968) - 14 Species
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 1 SpeciesRedspot Dragonflies
Bolcacorduliidae (Gentilini, 2002) - 1 Species
Bolcathoridae (Gentilini, 2002) - 1 Species
Burmaphlebiidae (Bechly & Poinar, 2013) - 1 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 104 SpeciesDemoiselles
Campterophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 60 Species
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 108 SpeciesJewels
Chlorogomphidae (Needham, 1903) - 30 Species
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 353 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 36 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 169 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cretacoenagrionidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Cretapetaluridae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Cyclothemistidae (Bechly, 1996) - 7 Species
Cymatophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 14 Species
Diphlebiidae (Davies & Tobin, 1984) - 4 SpeciesAzure damselflies
Enigmaeshnidae (Nel, Neraudeau, Perrichot, Girard & Gomez, 2008) - 1 Species
Eocorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Eosagrionidae (Handlirsch, 1934) - 1 Species
Epallagidae (Needham, 1903) - 6 Species
Epiophlebiidae (Muttkowski, 1911) - 4 Species
Erichschmidtiidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Eumorbaeschnidae (Bechly, 1996) - 2 Species
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 57 SpeciesGossamerwings
Euthemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 3 Species
Frenguelliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2003) - 1 Species
Gallophlebiidae (Nel & Al., 2015) - 1 Species
Gomphaeschnidae (Tillyard & Frase, 1940) - 13 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 343 SpeciesClubtails
Gondvanogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Hemeroscopidae (Pritykina, 1977) - 2 Species
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 6 SpeciesAncient greenling
Henrotayiidae (Fleck, Bechly, Martínez-delclòs, Jarzembowski, Cor, 2003) - 1 Species
Heterophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 5 Species
Hypolestidae (Fraser, 1938) - 3 Species
Idionychidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 Species
Isophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 10 Species
Isostictidae (Fraser, 1955) - 4 SpeciesNarrow-wings
Juracorduliidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 1 Species
Juragomphidae (Nel, Bechly, Martinez-delclos & Fleck, 2001) - 1 Species
Juralibellulidae (Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 Species
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 110 SpeciesSpreadwings
Liadotypidae (Grauvogel & Laurentiaux, 1952) - 1 Species
Liassogomphidae (Tillyard, 1935) - 10 Species
Liassophlebiidae (Tillyard, 1925) - 14 Species
Liassostenophlebiidae (Fleck & Al., 2003) - 1 Species
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 579 SpeciesSkimmers
Liupanshaniidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 9 Species
Macromiidae -> Macromiinae - 0 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 50 SpeciesFlatwings
Mesochlorogomphidae (Fleck & Al., 2008) - 2 Species
Mesuropetalidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Myopophlebiidae (Bode, 1953) - 7 Species
Nannogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Nodalulaidae (Lin, Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 Species
Palaeomacromiidae (Petrulevicius, Nel & Muzon, 1999) - 1 Species
Paracymatophlebiidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 1 Species
Paragonophlebiidae (Nel, 2009) - 2 Species
Parastenophlebiidae (Bechly, 2005) - 1 Species
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 1 SpeciesShortwings
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 10 SpeciesGraybacks
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 159 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 113 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 1 SpeciesBannerwings
Priscalestidae (Wappler & Petrulevicius, 2007) - 1 Species
Progobiaeshnidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 6 Species
Prohemeroscopidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 2 Species
Prostenophlebiidae (Fleck & Al., 2003) - 3 Species
Proterogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 5 Species
Protolindeniidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 66 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudolestidae (Kirby, 1900) - 1 Species
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 4 SpeciesForest giants
Rudiaeschnidae (Bechly, Nel, Martínez-delclòs & Al., 2001) - 2 Species
Selenothemistidae (Handlirsch, 1939) - 2 Species
Sieblosiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 21 Species
Sphenophlebiidae (Bechly, 1997) - 4 Species
Steleopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 Species
Stenophlebiidae (Needham, 1903) - 15 Species
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 13 SpeciesSylphs
Thaumatoneuridae (Fraser, 1957) - 9 Species
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 8 Species
Turanothemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 1 Species
Urothemistidae (Lieftinck, 1954) - 1 Species
Valdicorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
93 Families with 2970 Species in Eurasia
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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Eurasia without family allocation
Cretalestes martinae (E. A. Jarzembowski, 1998)Info
Ishneura aurora ()Info
Mesonetopsis zeni (C. Ping, 1935)Info
Parapetala liaoningensis (D. Y. Huang, 2003)Info
Rhabdothemis strigivena (A. Handlirsch, 1939)Info
Scientific name and ()Info
Sogdothemis modesta (A. V. Martynov, 1937)Info
7 Species in Odonata for Eurasia listed without family allocation
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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