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Distribution path and Subregions of Gambia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Gambia
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Gambia
Class
Gambia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 226 families, 1632 genera, 3087 species
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Subclass
Gambia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 225 families, 1630 genera, 3084 species
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Infraclass
Gambia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 10 families, 42 genera, 91 species
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Superorder
Gambia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 41 genera, 90 species
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Order
Gambia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 41 genera, 90 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
Gambia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 30 genera, 69 species
Suborder
Gambia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 11 genera, 21 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Gambia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 6 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 14 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 56 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 4 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
9 Families with 90 Species in Gambia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Gambia
Species with ANext  
Aciagrion gracile (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
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 trifidum (Kirby, 1889)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Agriocnemis zerafica (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax parthenope parthenope (Selys, 1839)Info
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
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 suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Cordulegaster bidentata (Selys, 1843)Sombre GoldenringInfo
Cordulegaster godmani (Mclachlan, 1878)Info
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
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Elattoneura nigra (Kimmins, 1938)Info
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Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hemistigma albipuncta (Rambur, 1842)Pied-SpotInfo
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
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Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sternalis (Navas, 1930)Info
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Mesocnemis robusta (Selys, 1886)Info
Metacnemis robusta ()Info
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Neurogomphus featheri (Pinhey, 1967)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Onychogomphus forcipatus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum cancellatum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum saegeri (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Oxythemis phoenicosceles (Ris, 1909)PepperpantsInfo
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Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Parazyxomma flavicans (Martin, 1908)Banded DuskdarterInfo
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Platycnemis sikassoensis -> Platycnemis subaequistylaInfo
Platycnemis subaequistyla (Fraser, 1928)Info
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion sjoestedti (Förster, 1906)Sjostedt´s SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sudanicum (Le Roi, 1915)Sudan SpriteInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sympetrum navasi -> Mordellistena ferruginoidesInfo
Sympetrum pedemontanum pedemontanum (O.f. Müller In Allioni, 1766)Info
Sympetrum vulgatum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis bifida -> Tetrathemis camerunensisInfo
Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis hecate (Ris, 1912)Silhouette DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monard´s DropwingInfo
Trithetrum navasi (Lacroix, 1921)Navas´ DarterInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
90 Species in Odonata for Gambia 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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