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Distribution path and Subregions of Malaysia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Malaysia
Subregions: Peninsular Malaysia (Penang), Sabah, Sarawak
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Malaysia
Class
Malaysia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 470 families, 5369 genera, 18524 species
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Subclass
Malaysia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 463 families, 5352 genera, 18507 species
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Infraclass
Malaysia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 17 families, 99 genera, 218 species
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Superorder
Malaysia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 15 families, 97 genera, 216 species
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Order
Malaysia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 15 families, 97 genera, 216 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
Malaysia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 58 genera, 94 species
Suborder
Malaysia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     10 families, 39 genera, 122 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Malaysia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesDarners
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 2 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 11 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 22 SpeciesJewels
Chlorogomphidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 34 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 9 SpeciesBoghaunters
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 8 SpeciesGossamerwings
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 9 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 55 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 5 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 9 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 13 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 9 SpeciesThreadtails
15 Families with 216 Species in Malaysia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Malaysia
Species with ANext  
Aciagrion borneense (Ris, 1911)Info
Aciagrion hisopa (Selys, 1876)Info
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acrogomphus malayanus (Laidlaw, 1925)Info
Acrogomphus minor (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Aethriamanta aethra (Ris, 1912)Info
Agriocnemis dabreui (Fraser, 1919)Info
Agriocnemis femina (Brauer, 1868)Pinhead wispInfo
Agriocnemis femina femina (Brauer, 1868)Info
Agriocnemis minima (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis ruberrima Balinsky, 1961Orange WhispInfo
Agrionoptera insignis (Rambur, 1842)Red SwampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera sexlineata (Selys, 1879)Info
Allophaea ochracea (Selys, 1859)Info
Amphicnemis gracilis (Krüger, 1898)Info
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax guttatus (Burmeister, 1839)Pale-spotted EmperorInfo
Archibasis incisura (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Archibasis melanocyana (Selys, 1877)Info
Archibasis rebeccae (Kemp, 1989)Info
Archibasis viola (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Argiocnemis rubescens (Selys, 1877)Red-tipped ShadeflyInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachydiplax chalybea (Brauer, 1868)Blue DasherInfo
Brachygonia oculata (Brauer, 1878)Info
Brachythemis contaminata (Fabricius, 1793)Ditch JewelInfo
Bradinopyga geminata (Rambur, 1842)Granite GhostInfo
Burmagomphus arboreus (Lieftinck, 1940)Info
Burmagomphus williamsoni -> Burmagomphus arboreusInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calicnemia chaseni (Laidlaw, 1928)Info
Calicnemia rectangulata (Laidlaw, 1932)Info
Camacinia harterti (Karsch, 1890)Info
Ceriagrion calamineum (Lieftinck, 1951)Info
Ceriagrion cerinorubellum (Brauer, 1865)Orange-tailed marsh dartInfo
Ceriagrion fallax pendleburyi (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Ceriagrion melanurum (Selys, 1876)Info
Chalybeothemis fluviatilis (Lieftinck, 1933)Info
Chlorogomphus dyak (Laidlaw, 1911)Info
Coeliccia albicauda (Förster In Laidlaw, 1907)Info
Coeliccia cyaneothorax (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Coeliccia didyma (Selys, 1863)Info
Coeliccia erici (Laidlaw, 1917)Info
Copera annulata (Selys, 1863)Info
Copera marginipes (Rambur, 1842)Yellow FeatherlegsInfo
Cratilla metallica (Brauer, 1878)Info
Crocothemis servilia (Drury, 1773)Acarlet skimmerInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Devadatta argyoides argyoides (Selys, 1859)Info
Devadatta podolestoides (Laidlaw, 1934)Info
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
Drepanosticta actaeon (Laidlaw, 1934)Info
Drepanosticta attala (Lieftinck, 1934)Info
Drepanosticta dentifera (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Drepanosticta dulitensis (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Drepanosticta fontinalis (Lieftinck, 1937)Info
Drepanosticta hamadryas (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Drepanosticta marsyas (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Drepanosticta pan (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Drepanosticta quadrata (Selys, 1860)Info
Drepanosticta sharpi (Laidlaw, 1907)Info
Drepanosticta silenus (Laidlaw, 1934)Info
Drepanosticta versicolor (Laidlaw, 1913)Info
Dysphaea dimidiata (Selys, 1853)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura analis (Selys, 1860)Info
Elattoneura aurantiaca (Selys, 1886)Info
Enallagma nigridorsum nigridorsum ()Info
Enallagma sinuatum (Ris, 1921)Info
Epophthalmia vittigera (Rambur, 1842)Info
Euphaea basalis (Laidlaw, 1915)Info
Euphaea impar (Selys, 1859)Info
Euphaea laidlawi -> Euphaea subcostalisInfo
Euphaea ochracea (Selys, 1859)Info
Euphaea subcostalis (Selys, 1873)Info
Euphaea subnodalis (Laidlaw, 1915)Info
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Gomphidia maclachlani (Selys, 1873)Info
Gomphidictinus perakensis (Laidlaw, 1902)Info
Gynacantha limbalis (Karsch, 1892)Info
Gynacantha risi (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heliaeschna idae (Brauer, 1865)Info
Heliaeschna simplicia (Karsch, 1891)Info
Heliocypha biforata (Selys, 1859)Info
Heliocypha biseriata (Selys, 1859)Info
Heliogomphus kelantanensis (Laidlaw, 1902)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus decoratus melaenops (Selys, 1858)Info
Idionyx laidlawi (Fraser, 1936)Info
Idionyx montana (Karsch, 1891)Info
Indocnemis orang (Förster In Laidlaw, 1907)Info
Indolestes dajakanus (Lieftinck, 1948)Info
Indothemis limbata (Selys, 1891)Info
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lathrecista asiatica (Fabricius, 1798)Asiatic Blood TailInfo
Lathrecista asiatica pectoralis (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Info
Leptogomphus lansbergei assimilis (Krüger, 1899)Info
Leptogomphus pendleburyi (Laidlaw, 1934)Info
Leptogomphus risi (Laidlaw, 1932)Info
Lestes praemorsus -> Platylestes praemorsusScalloped spreadwingInfo
Lestes rectangularis (Say, 1840)Slender SpreadwingInfo
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestes uncifer (Karsch, 1899)Sickle SpreadwingInfo
Lestes vigilax (Selys, 1862)Swamp SpreadwingInfo
Libellago aurantiaca (Selys, 1859)Info
Libellago hyalina (Selys, 1859)Info
Libellago lineata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Libellago lineata lineata (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Libellago phaethon (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Libellago semiopaca (Selys, 1873)Info
Libellago signata -> Libellago lineataInfo
Libellago stigmatizans (Selys, 1869)Info
Lyriothemis biappendiculata (Selys, 1878)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrogomphus parallelogramma albardae (Selys, 1878)Info
Macrogomphus quadratus (Selys, 1878)Info
Macrogomphus thoracicus (Mclachlan, 1884)Info
Macromia callisto (Laidlaw, 1902)Info
Macromia cincta (Rambur, 1842)Info
Macromia gerstaeckeri (Krüger, 1899)Info
Macromia moorei fumata (Krüger, 1899)Info
Macromia westwoodii (Selys, 1874)Info
Macromidia genialis (Laidlaw, 1923)Info
Megalogomphus sumatranus (Krüger, 1899)Info
Merogomphus femoralis (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Microgomphus chelifer (Selys, 1858)Info
Mortonagrion arthuri (Fraser, 1942)Info
Mortonagrion falcatum (Lieftinck, 1934)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nannophya pygmaea -> Nannothemis bellaScarlet PygmyflyInfo
Nannothemis bella (Uhler, 1857)Elfin SkimmerInfo
Nesoxenia lineata (Selys, 1868)Info
Neurobasis chinensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Chinese GreenwingInfo
Neurobasis chinensis chinensis (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Neurobasis cyaneipennis (Foerster, 1897)Glittering MetalwingInfo
Neurobasis longipes (Hagen, 1887)Long-legged MetalwingInfo
Neurothemis disparilis (Kirby, 1889)Info
Neurothemis fluctuans (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Neurothemis ramburii (Brauer, 1866)Info
Neurothemis terminata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Neurothemis terminata terminata (Ris, 1911)Info
Neurothemis tullia (Drury, 1773)Pied Paddy SkimmerInfo
Notiothemis jonesi jonesi (Ris, 1919)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oligoaeschna modiglianii (Selys, 1889)Info
Onychargia atrocyana (Selys, 1865)Marsh dancerInfo
Onychogomphus castor (Lieftinck, 1941)Info
Onychothemis coccinea (Lieftinck, 1953)Info
Onychothemis testacea (Laidlaw, 1902)Black RiverdarterInfo
Orchithemis pulcherrima (Brauer, 1878)Info
Orolestes wallacei (Kirby, 1889)Info
Orthetrum borneense (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysis (Selys, 1891)Red-faced SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum glaucum (Brauer, 1865)Blue Marsh HawkInfo
Orthetrum pruinosum (Burmeister, 1839)Crimson-tailed Marsh HawkInfo
Orthetrum pruinosum neglectum (Rambur, 1842)Common Red SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum triangulare triangulare (Selys, 1878)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycypha aurea (Lieftinck, 1950)Info
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus capricornis (Förster, 1914)Tawny HooktailInfo
Paragomphus elpidius (Ris, 1921)Corkscrew HooktailInfo
Periaeschna laidlawi (Förster, 1908)Info
Platylestes heterostylus (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Platylestes praemorsus (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Scalloped spreadwingInfo
Podolestes harrissoni (Lieftinck, 1953)Info
Podolestes orientalis (Selys, 1862)Info
Pornothemis serrata (Krüger, 1902)Info
Prodasineura croconota (Ris, 1916)Orange-backed ThreadtailInfo
Prodasineura dorsalis (Selys, 1860)Info
Prodasineura hyperythra (Selys, 1886)Info
Prodasineura interrupta (Selys, 1860)Info
Prodasineura laidlawii (Förster In Laidlaw, 1907)Info
Prodasineura notostigma (Selys, 1860)Info
Prodasineura verticalis (Selys, 1860)Black BambootailInfo
Protosticta foersteri (Laidlaw, 1902)Info
Pseudagrion commoniae nigerrimum (Pinhey, 1950)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion coomansi (Lieftinck, 1937)Info
Pseudagrion makabusiense (Pinhey, 1950)Makabusi SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)Blue RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion pilidorsum (Brauer, 1868)Info
Pseudagrion williamsoni (Fraser, 1922)Info
Pseudothemis jorina (Förster, 1904)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raphismia bispina (Hagen, 1867)Spinychested percherInfo
Rhinagrion borneense (Selys, 1886)Info
Rhinagrion elopurae (Mclachlan In Selys, 1886)Info
Rhinagrion macrocephalum (Selys, 1862)Info
Rhinocypha aurofulgens (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Rhinocypha cognata -> Eumantispa moluccensisInfo
Rhinocypha humeralis (Selys, 1873)Info
Rhinocypha moultoni (Laidlaw, 1915)Info
Rhinocypha pelops (Laidlaw, 1936)Info
Rhinocypha perforata (Percheron, 1835)Common Blue JewelInfo
Rhinocypha spinifer (Laidlaw, 1931)Info
Rhinocypha stygia (Förster, 1897)Info
Rhinoneura caerulea (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Rhinoneura villosipes (Laidlaw, 1915)Info
Rhodothemis rufa (Rambur, 1842)Ruby DarterInfo
Rhyothemis aterrima (Selys, 1891)Info
Rhyothemis obsolescens (Kirby, 1889)Info
Rhyothemis phyllis phyllis (Sulzer, 1776)Info
Rhyothemis pygmaea (Brauer, 1867)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stenagrion dubium (Laidlaw, 1912)Info
Sundacypha petiolata (Selys, 1859)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teinobasis cryptica (Dow, 2010)Info
Teinobasis filum (Brauer, 1868)Info
Teinobasis kirbyi (Laidlaw, 1902)Info
Teinobasis laidlawi (Kimmins, 1936)Info
Tetracanthagyna brunnea (Mclachlan, 1898)Info
Trithemis aurora (Burmeister, 1839)Crimson Marsh GliderSite
Trithemis festiva (Rambur, 1842)Indigo DropwingInfo
Trithemis pallidinervis (Kirby, 1889)Long-legged Marsh GliderSite
Tyriobapta torrida (Kirby, 1889)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urothemis signata insignata (Selys, 1872)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vestalis amabilis (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Vestalis amaryllis (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Vestalis amethystina (Lieftinck, 1965)Forest DamselflyInfo
Vestalis amnicola (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Vestalis anacolosa (Lieftinck, 1965)Info
Vestalis beryllae (Laidlaw, 1915)Info
Vestalis lugens (Albarda In Selys, 1879)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx ida (Hagen, 1867)Info
Zygonyx iris malayana ()Info
216 Species in Odonata for Malaysia 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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