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Distribution path and Subregions of Madagascar (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Indian Ocean islands - Madagascar
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Madagascar
Class
Madagascar
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 460 families, 5769 genera, 23241 species
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Subclass
Madagascar
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 454 families, 5756 genera, 23225 species
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Infraclass
Madagascar
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 14 families, 61 genera, 182 species
Tree
Superorder
Madagascar
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 55 genera, 176 species
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Order
Madagascar
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 55 genera, 176 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
Madagascar
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 39 genera, 94 species
Suborder
Madagascar
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 16 genera, 82 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Madagascar
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 40 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 9 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 6 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 68 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 25 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 9 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
9 Families with 176 Species in Madagascar


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Madagascar
Species with ANext  
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Africallagma rubristigma (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis gratiosa Gerstäcker, 1891Gracious WhispInfo
Agriocnemis merina (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Allolestes maclachlanii (Selys, 1869)Info
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax mauricianus -> Anax imperatorInfo
Anax tristis (Hagen, 1867)Black EmperorInfo
Anax tumorifer (Mclachlan, 1885)Info
Archaeophlebia martini (Selys, 1896)Info
Azuragrion kauderni (Sjöstedt, 1917)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
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Calophlebia interposita (Ris, 1909)Info
Calophlebia karschi (Selys, 1896)Info
Ceriagrion auritum (Fraser, 1951)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion madagazureum (Fraser, 1949)Info
Ceriagrion nigrolineatum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Ceriagrion oblongulum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons spinifera (Pinhey, 1962)Info
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes exul (Selys, 1883)Info
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes luminans (Karsch, 1893)Luminous PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gynacantha bispina (Rambur, 1842)Info
Gynacantha hova (Fraser, 1956)Info
Gynacantha radama (Fraser, 1956)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hemicordulia similis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Hemistigma affinis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura filosa (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Isomma hieroglyphicum (Selys, 1892)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes auripennis (Fraser, 1955)Info
Lestes ochraceus (Selys, 1862)Info
Lestes ochraceus unicolor (Mclachlan, 1895)Info
Lestes silvaticus (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Lestes simulatrix (Mclachlan, 1895)Info
Lestes tricolor (Erichson, 1848)Info
Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825)White-faced DarterInfo
Libellulosoma minuta (Martin, 1907)Info
Lokia modesta (Ris, 1910)Info
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Macromia trifasciata (Rambur, 1842)Info
Malgassogomphus robinsoni (Cammaerts, 1987)Info
Malgassophlebia mayanga (Ris, 1909)Info
Millotagrion inaequistigma (Fraser, 1953)Info
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Neodythemis arnoulti (Fraser, 1955)Info
Neodythemis hildebrandti (Karsch, 1889)Info
Neodythemis pauliani (Fraser, 1952)Info
Neodythemis trinervulata (Martin, 1902)Info
Nesocordulia flavicauda (Mclachlan, 1882)Info
Nesocordulia malgassica (Fraser, 1956)Info
Nesocordulia mascarenica (Fraser, 1948)Info
Nesocordulia rubricauda (Martin, 1900)Info
Nesocordulia spinicauda (Martin, 1903)Info
Nesolestes albicaudus (Fraser, 1952)Info
Nesolestes albicolor (Fraser, 1955)Info
Nesolestes alboterminatus (Selys, 1891)Info
Nesolestes angydna (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Nesolestes drocera (Fraser, 1951)Info
Nesolestes forficuloides (Fraser, 1955)Info
Nesolestes martini (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Nesolestes pauliani (Fraser, 1951)Info
Nesolestes pulverulans (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Nesolestes radama (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Nesolestes ranavalona (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Nesolestes rubristigma (Martin, 1903)Info
Nesolestes tuberculicollis (Fraser, 1949)Info
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Olpogastra lachesis -> Eulepidotis ilyriasInfo
Onychogomphus aequistylus (Selys, 1892)Info
Onychogomphus flavifrons (Selys, 1894)Info
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abbotti malgassicum (Pinhey, 1970)Info
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum azureum (Rambur, 1842)Info
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia falsum -> Orthetrum jullia falsumInfo
Orthetrum jullia falsum ()Info
Orthetrum lemur (Ris, 1909)Info
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Palpopleura vestita (Rambur, 1842)Info
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paracnemis alluaudi (Martin, 1903)Info
Paragomphus fritillarius (Selys, 1892)Clubbed HooktailInfo
Paragomphus madegassus (Karsch, 1890)Info
Paragomphus z-viridum (Fraser, 1955)Info
Phaon fuliginosus -> Eulepidotis schedoglaucaInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia trifasciata (Rambur, 1842)Info
Platycnemis agrioides -> Agrilus quadristigmulaInfo
Platycnemis alatipes (Mclachlan, 1872)Info
Platycnemis hova -> Agrilus quaestorInfo
Platycnemis longiventris -> Agrilus quattuordecimsignatusInfo
Platycnemis malgassica -> Agrilus queenslandiaeInfo
Platycnemis protostictoides (Fraser, 1953)Info
Platycnemis pseudalatipes (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Platycnemis sanguinipes (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Protolestes fickei (Förster, 1899)Info
Protolestes kerckhoffae (Schmidt In Fraser, 1949)Info
Protolestes leonorae (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Protolestes milloti (Fraser, 1949)Info
Pseudagrion alcicorne (Förster, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion alcicorne digitatum (Fraser, 1949)Info
Pseudagrion apicale (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion approximatum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion cheliferum (Fraser, 1949)Info
Pseudagrion chloroceps (Fraser, 1953)Info
Pseudagrion deconcertans (Aguesse, 1968)Info
Pseudagrion dispar (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion divaricatum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion giganteum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion hamulus (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion igniceps -> Pseudagrion chlorocepsInfo
Pseudagrion lucidum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion malgassicum (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion mellisi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion merina (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion nigripes (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion olsufieffi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion pontogenes (Ris, 1915)Info
Pseudagrion punctum (Rambur, 1842)Info
Pseudagrion renaudi (Fraser, 1953)Info
Pseudagrion seyrigi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion simile (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion tinctipennis (Fraser, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion trigonale (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Pseudagrion ungulatum (Fraser, 1951)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis cognata (Rambur, 1842)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
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Tatocnemis crenulatipennis (Fraser, 1952)Info
Tatocnemis emarginatipennis (Fraser, 1960)Info
Tatocnemis malgassica (Kirby, 1889)Info
Tatocnemis mellisi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Tatocnemis olsufieffi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Tatocnemis robinsoni (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Tatocnemis sinuatipennis (Selys, 1891)Info
Teinobasis alluaudi (Martin, 1896)Info
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877)Black-splashed ElfInfo
Thermorthemis madagascariensis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis annulata haematina (Rambur, 1842)Info
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis ellenbeckii (Förster, 1906)Info
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis hecate (Ris, 1912)Silhouette DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis persephone (Ris, 1912)Info
Trithemis selika (Selys, 1869)Info
Trithemis selika selika (Selys, 1869)Info
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
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Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonoides lachesis (Ris, 1912)Info
Zygonyx elisabethae (Lieftinck, 1963)Info
Zygonyx hova (Rambur, 1842)Info
Zygonyx ranavalonae (Fraser, 1949)Info
Zygonyx viridescens (Martin, 1900)Info
176 Species in Odonata for Madagascar 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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