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Distribution path and Subregions of Gabon (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Gabon
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Gabon
Class
Gabon
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 220 families, 2048 genera, 6011 species
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Subclass
Gabon
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 220 families, 2048 genera, 6011 species
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Infraclass
Gabon
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 11 families, 45 genera, 80 species
Tree
Superorder
Gabon
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 11 families, 45 genera, 80 species
Tree
Order
Gabon
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 11 families, 45 genera, 80 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
Gabon
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 30 genera, 55 species
Suborder
Gabon
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     7 families, 15 genera, 25 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Gabon
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 5 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 2 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 13 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 5 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 44 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
11 Families with 80 Species in Gabon


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Gabon
Species with ANext  
Acisoma trifidum (Kirby, 1889)Info
Africallagma glaucum (Burmeister, 1839)Swamp BluetInfo
Africallagma vaginale (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis forcipata (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
Azuragrion buchholzi (Pinhey, 1971)Info
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Bradinopyga strachani (Kirby, 1900)Red Rock-dwellerInfo
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Ceriagrion corallinum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion whellani (Longfield, 1952)Info
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocnemis interrupta -> Agrilus ostellinoiInfo
Chlorocypha cancellata (Selys, 1879)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
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Eleuthemis buettikoferi (Ris, 1910)FirebellyInfo
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Gynacantha africana (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Gynacantha bullata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha cylindrata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrothemis camarense ()Info
Hadrothemis camarensis (Kirby, 1889)Tree-hole Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis coacta (Karsch, 1891)Robust Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis defecta (Karsch, 1891)Red Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infesta (Karsch, 1891)Slender Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infestus ()Info
Hadrothemis versuta (Karsch, 1891)Changeable Jungle-skimmerInfo
Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idomacromia lieftincki (Legrand, 1984)Info
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestinogomphus minutus (Gambles, 1968)Info
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Macromia bicristulata (Legrand, 1975)Info
Malgassophlebia westfalli (Legrand, 1986)Info
Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
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Neodythemis afra (Ris, 1909)Info
Neodythemis preussi (Karsch, 1891)Info
Neurolestes trinervis (Selys, 1885)Info
Notiothemis robertsi (Fraser, 1944)Robertīs ForestwatcherInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Orthetrum austeni (Kirby, 1900)Giant SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintzīs SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum microstigma (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum migratum (Lieftinck, 1951)Rosy SkimmerInfo
Oxythemis phoenicosceles (Ris, 1909)PepperpantsInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura albifrons (Legrand, 1979)Info
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Parazyxomma flavicans (Martin, 1908)Banded DuskdarterInfo
Phaon camarunensis ()Info
Phaon camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Emerald DemoiselleInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Platycnemis congolensis -> Agrilus perpastusInfo
Platycypha picta (Pinhey, 1962)Info
Porpacithemis dubia (Fraser, 1954)Info
Pseudagrion glaucoideum (Schmidt, 1936)Info
Pseudagrion kibalense (Longfield, 1959)Info
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis notata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sapho bicolor (Selys, 1853)Info
Sapho gloriosa (Mclachlan In Selys, 1873)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Thermochoria equivocata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monardīs DropwingInfo
Trithemis nuptialis (Karsch, 1894)Hairy-legged DropwingInfo
Trithemis pruinata (Karsch, 1899)Info
Species with UBack  Top
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis signata (Rambur, 1842)Scarlet BaskerInfo
80 Species in Odonata for Gabon 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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