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Distribution path and Subregions of Liberia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Liberia
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Liberia
Class
Liberia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 162 families, 1025 genera, 2575 species
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Subclass
Liberia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 162 families, 1025 genera, 2575 species
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Infraclass
Liberia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 9 families, 61 genera, 189 species
Tree
Superorder
Liberia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 61 genera, 189 species
Tree
Order
Liberia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 61 genera, 189 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
Liberia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 45 genera, 123 species
Suborder
Liberia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 16 genera, 66 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Liberia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 8 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 10 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 35 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 5 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesClubtails
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 104 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 5 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 8 SpeciesThreadtails
9 Families with 189 Species in Liberia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Liberia
Species with ANext  
Aciagrion africanum (Martin, 1908)Info
Aciagrion congoense -> Aciagrion hamoniInfo
Aciagrion gracile (Sjöstedt, 1909)Info
Aciagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Info
Aciagrion nodosum (Pinhey, 1964)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
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Agriocnemis angustirami (Pinhey, 1974)Info
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Agriocnemis zerafica (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Allorrhizucha campioni -> Nesciothemis farinosumInfo
Allorrhizucha preussi (Karsch, 1891)Info
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
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Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Bradinopyga strachani (Kirby, 1900)Red Rock-dwellerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceriagrion bakeri (Fraser, 1941)Info
Ceriagrion corallinum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion moorei -> Eurois brunnescensInfo
Ceriagrion platystigma -> Ceriagrion variansInfo
Ceriagrion rubellocerinum (Fraser, 1947)Info
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Ceriagrion varians (Martin, 1908)Info
Ceriagrion whellani (Longfield, 1952)Info
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocnemis elongata (Hagen In Selys, 1863)Info
Chlorocnemis flavipennis (Selys, 1863)Info
Chlorocnemis subnodalis (Selys, 1886)Info
Chlorocypha curta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Blue-tailed red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha cyanifrons (Selys, 1873)Info
Chlorocypha dispar (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Small red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha glauca (Selys, 1879)Eastern red-tipped jewelInfo
Chlorocypha luminosa (Karsch, 1893)Orange jewelInfo
Chlorocypha pyriformosa -> Dicromantispa gracilisInfo
Chlorocypha radix -> Dicromantispa synapsisWestern red-tipped jewelInfo
Chlorocypha selysi (Karsch, 1899)Blue-nuzzled jewelInfo
Chlorocypha sharpae -> Chlorocypha luminosaInfo
Crocothemis brevistigma (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Crocothemis saxicolor (Ris, 1921)Granite scarletInfo
Cyanothemis simpsoni (Ris, 1915)BlueboltInfo
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura balli (Kimmins, 1938)Info
Elattoneura dorsalis (Kimmins, 1938)Info
Elattoneura pruinosa (Selys, 1886)Info
Eleuthemis buettikoferi (Ris, 1910)FirebellyInfo
Eothemis zygoptera -> Euchalcia tauricaInfo
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Gomphidia gamblesi (Gauthier, 1987)Info
Gynacantha bullata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha cylindrata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha manderica (Grünberg, 1902)Little DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha vesiculata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
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 versuta (Karsch, 1891)Changeable Jungle-skimmerInfo
Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Hemistigma albipuncta (Rambur, 1842)Pied-SpotInfo
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
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Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
Isomecocnemis subnodalis (Selys, 1886)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestinogomphus angustus -> Lestinogophus angustusCommon FairytailInfo
Lestinogophus angustus ()Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Malgassophlebia bispina (Fraser, 1958)Info
Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
Micromacromia camerunica (Karsch, 1890)Large MicmacInfo
Micromacromia zygoptera (Ris, 1909)Small MicmacInfo
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Neodythemis campioni (Ris, 1915)Info
Neodythemis klingi (Karsch, 1890)Info
Neodythemis preussi (Karsch, 1891)Info
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Nesciothemis minor (Gambles, 1966)Small BlacktailInfo
Notiothemis robertsi (Fraser, 1944)Robertīs ForestwatcherInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbottīs skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abbotti abbotti (Calvert, 1892)Info
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum austeni (Kirby, 1900)Giant SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintzīs SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia julia (Kirby, 1900)Info
Orthetrum latihami (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Orthetrum microstigma (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Oxythemis phoenicosceles (Ris, 1909)PepperpantsInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Paragomphus nigroviridis (Cammaerts, 1969)Info
Parazyxomma flavicans (Martin, 1908)Banded DuskdarterInfo
Phaon camereunica (Fraser, 1941)Info
Phaon camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Emerald DemoiselleInfo
Phaon fraseri -> Eulepidotis santosinaInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllogomphus moundi (Fraser, 1960)Info
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia hervei (Legrand, 1980)Info
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia sophia (Selys, 1871)Info
Platycnemis guttifera -> Agrilus perplexusInfo
Platycnemis rufipes (Selys, 1886)Info
Platycnemis sikassoensis -> Platycnemis subaequistylaInfo
Platycnemis subaequistyla (Fraser, 1928)Info
Platycypha caligata (Selys, 1853)Dancing JewelInfo
Prodasineura villiersi -> Agrilus pilosellusWhite-fronted ThreadtailInfo
Pseudagrion cyathiforme (Pinhey, 1973)Info
Pseudagrion epiphonematicum (Karsch, 1891)Info
Pseudagrion flavipes -> Pseudagrion hemicolonInfo
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion glaucoideum (Schmidt, 1936)Info
Pseudagrion hemicolon (Pinhey, 1964)Info
Pseudagrion hemicolon hemicolon (Karsch, 1899)Info
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion malagasoides (Pinhey, 1973)Info
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion pseudomassaicum -> Pseudagrion sublacteumInfo
Pseudagrion sjoestedti (Förster, 1906)Sjostedtīs SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sjoestedti jacksoni (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis notata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sapho bicolor (Selys, 1853)Info
Sapho ciliata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Sapho fumosa (Longfield, 1932)Info
Sympetrum navasi -> Mordellistena ferruginoidesInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis bifida -> Tetrathemis camerunensisInfo
Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Tetrathemis godiardi (Lacroix, 1921)Info
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877)Black-splashed ElfInfo
Thermochoria equivocata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Thermochoria equivocata picta (Sjöstedt, 1899)Info
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis aconita (Lieftinck, 1969)Monkshood DropwingInfo
Trithemis africana (Brauer, 1867)Western Phantom DropwingInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis atra -> Eulepidotis dewitzeiInfo
Trithemis basitincta (Ris, 1912)Info
Trithemis dichroa (Karsch, 1893)Small DropwingInfo
Trithemis donaldsoni (Calvert, 1899)Denim DropwingInfo
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis hecate (Ris, 1912)Silhouette DropwingInfo
Trithemis imitata (Pinhey, 1961)Info
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monardīs DropwingInfo
Trithemis nuptialis (Karsch, 1894)Hairy-legged DropwingInfo
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Trithetrum navasi (Lacroix, 1921)Navasī DarterInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Umma cincta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis signata (Rambur, 1842)Scarlet BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx chrysobaphes -> Zygonyx eusebiaInfo
Zygonyx eusebia (Ris, 1912)Info
Zygonyx eusebia eusebia (Ris, 1912)Info
Zygonyx fallax -> Zygonyx regisalbertiInfo
Zygonyx flavicosta (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Zygonyx natalensis (Martin, 1900)Blue CascaderInfo
Zygonyx regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
Zyxomma atlanticum (Selys, 1889)Smoky DuskdarterInfo
189 Species in Odonata for Liberia 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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