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Distribution path and Subregions of Mauritius (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Indian Ocean islands - Mauritius
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Mauritius
Class
Mauritius
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 183 families, 965 genera, 1786 species
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Subclass
Mauritius
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 182 families, 964 genera, 1785 species
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Infraclass
Mauritius
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 4 families, 17 genera, 30 species
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Superorder
Mauritius
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 4 families, 17 genera, 30 species
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Order
Mauritius
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 4 families, 17 genera, 30 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
Mauritius
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     3 families, 12 genera, 19 species
Suborder
Mauritius
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     1 family, 5 genera, 11 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Mauritius
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 11 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 13 SpeciesSkimmers
4 Families with 30 Species in Mauritius


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Mauritius
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope parthenope (Selys, 1839)Info
Argiocnemis solitaria (Selys, 1872)Info
Coenagriocnemis insulare (Selys, 1872)Info
Coenagriocnemis insularis (Selys, 1872)Info
Coenagriocnemis ramburi (Fraser, 1950)Info
Coenagriocnemis rufipes (Rambur, 1842)Info
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Gynacantha bispina (Rambur, 1842)Info
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hemicordulia virens (Rambur, 1842)Info
Ischnura vinsoni (Fraser, 1949)Info
Macrodiplax cora (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Cora’s PennantInfo
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Pseudagrion pseudomassaicum -> Pseudagrion sublacteumInfo
Pseudagrion punctum (Rambur, 1842)Info
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Thalassothemis marchali (Rambur, 1842)Info
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
30 Species in Odonata for Mauritius 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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