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Distribution path and Subregions of Greece (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - Southeast Europe - Greece
Subregions: Aegean Islands (Crete)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Greece
Class
Greece
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 468 families, 4735 genera, 16218 species
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Subclass
Greece
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 462 families, 4721 genera, 16199 species
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Infraclass
Greece
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 11 families, 28 genera, 63 species
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Superorder
Greece
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 10 families, 27 genera, 61 species
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Order
Greece
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 10 families, 27 genera, 61 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
Greece
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 16 genera, 39 species
Suborder
Greece
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 11 genera, 22 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Greece
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 3 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 10 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 5 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 1 SpeciesGossamerwings
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 18 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
10 Families with 61 Species in Greece


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Greece
Species with ANext  
Aeshna affinis (Vander Linden, 1820)Southern migrant hawkerSite
Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Green-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Boyeria cretensis (Peters, 1991)Cretan SpectreInfo
Boyeria irene (Fonscolombe, 1838)Western SpectreInfo
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Caliaeschna microstigma (Schneider, 1845)Eastern SpectreInfo
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)Banded DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx splendens balcanica (Fudakowski, 1930)Info
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Ceriagrion georgifreyi (Schmidt, 1953)Turkish Red DamselInfo
Chalcolestes parvidens (Artobolevsky, 1929)Eastern Willow SpreadwingInfo
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842)Dainty DamselflyInfo
Cordulegaster bidentata (Selys, 1843)Sombre GoldenringInfo
Cordulegaster charpentieri (Kolenati, 1846)Info
Cordulegaster helladica (Lohmann, 1993)Greek GoldenringInfo
Cordulegaster heros (Theischinger, 1979)Balkan GoldenringInfo
Cordulegaster picta -> Cordulegaster charpentieriTurkish GoldenringInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
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Epallage fatime (Charpentier, 1840)OdalisqueInfo
Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)Blue-EyeInfo
Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840)Small RedeyeSite
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphus schneiderii (Selys In Selys & Hagen, 1850)Turkish ClubtailInfo
Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common ClubtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
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Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes dryas (Kirby, 1890)Emerald SpreadwingInfo
Lestes macrostigma (Eversmann, 1836)Dark Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes parvidens -> Chalcolestes parvidensEastern Willow SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula fulva (Müller, 1764)Scarce ChaserSite
Lindenia tetraphylla (Vander Linden, 1825)BladetailInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small PincertailInfo
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Southern SkimmerSite
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum ramburii (Schneider, 1845)Info
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum taeniolatum (Schneider, 1845)Small SkimmerInfo
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Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771)Blue FeatherlegInfo
Pyrrhosoma elisabethae (Schmidt, 1948)Greek Red DamselInfo
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)Large Red DamselflySite
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825)Black PennantInfo
Somatochlora borisi (Marinov, 2001)Bulgarian EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora meridionalis (Nielsen, 1935)Balkan EmeraldInfo
Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820)Common Winter DamselflyInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841)Southern darterInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)Common darterSite
Species with TBack  Top
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
61 Species in Odonata for Greece 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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