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Distribution path and Subregions of Iran (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Iran
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Iran
Class
Iran
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 339 families, 3291 genera, 10807 species
Tree
Subclass
Iran
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 335 families, 3283 genera, 10797 species
Tree
Infraclass
Iran
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 9 families, 20 genera, 33 species
Tree
Superorder
Iran
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 7 families, 18 genera, 30 species
Tree
Order
Iran
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 7 families, 18 genera, 30 species
Site
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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
Iran
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 13 genera, 21 species
Suborder
Iran
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     3 families, 5 genera, 9 species
Site

Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Iran
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 6 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 1 SpeciesGossamerwings
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 14 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
7 Families with 30 Species in Iran


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Iran
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Brachythemis fuscopalliata (Selys, 1887)Dark-winged GroundlingInfo
Coenagrion australocaspicum (Dumont & Heidari, 1996)Info
Coenagrion persicum (Lohmann, 1993)Info
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion vanbrinkae (Lohmann, 1993)Info
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)Golden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulegaster vanbrinkae (Lohmann, 1993)Info
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Epallage fatime (Charpentier, 1840)OdalisqueInfo
Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840)Small RedeyeSite
Gomphus kinzelbachi (Schneider, 1984)Info
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula pontica (Selys, 1887)Red ChaserInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Onychogomphus assimilis (Schneider, 1845)Dark PincertailInfo
Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Southern SkimmerSite
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum ramburii (Schneider, 1845)Info
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Platycnemis dealbata (Selys In Selys & Hagen, 1850)Ivory FeatherlegInfo
Platycnemis kervillei (Martin, 1909)Powdered FeatherlegInfo
Stylurus flavipes ubadschii (Schmidt, 1953)Syrian ClubtailInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Vagrant darterSite
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
30 Species in Odonata for Iran listed
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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