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Distribution path and Subregions of New Zealand (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - New Zealand
Subregions: Chatham Islands, North Island (Gisborne)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in New Zealand
Class
New Zealand
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 441 families, 3694 genera, 13286 species
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Subclass
New Zealand
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 436 families, 3689 genera, 13279 species
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Infraclass
New Zealand
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 17 families, 46 genera, 81 species
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Superorder
New Zealand
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 26 genera, 37 species
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Order
New Zealand
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 26 genera, 37 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
New Zealand
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 15 genera, 19 species
Suborder
New Zealand
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 11 genera, 18 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in New Zealand
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 8 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 4 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesFlatwings
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGraybacks
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesSylphs
9 Families with 37 Species in New Zealand


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in New Zealand
Aeshna brevistyla (Davies, 2002)Bluespotted hawkerInfo
Antipodochlora braueri (Selys, 1871)Dusk DragonflyInfo
Argiolestes ornatus -> Agrilus lineariformisInfo
Austroagrion watsoni (Lieftinck, 1982)Eastern dartInfo
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Selys, 1862)Common FlatwingInfo
Austrogomphus guerini (Rambur, 1842)Info
Austrolestes analis (Rambur, 1842)Slender RingtailInfo
Austrolestes cingulatus (Burmeister, 1839)Metallic RingtailInfo
Austrolestes colensonis (White, 1846)Blue DamselflyInfo
Austrolestes psyche (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Cup RingtailInfo
Belonia pellucida ()Info
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion lyelli (Tillyard, 1913)Swamp BluetInfo
Diplacodes bipunctata (Brauer, 1865)Wandering PercherInfo
Diplacodes melanopsis (Martin, 1901)Black-faced PercherInfo
Gynacantha mocsaryi (Förster, 1898)Paddle-Tipped DuskhawkerInfo
Hemianax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839)Australian emperorInfo
Hemicordulia australiae (Rambur, 1842)Australian EmeraldInfo
Hemigomphus gouldii (Selys, 1854)Southern vicetailInfo
Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes viridis -> Lestes barbarusSite
Nesoxenia mysis interrogata (Selys, 1878)Info
Neurothemis stigmatizans stigmatizans (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Orthetrum caledonicum (Brauer, 1865)Blue SkimmerInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Procordulia grayi (Selys, 1871)Yellow Spotted DragonflyInfo
Procordulia smithii (White, 1846)Ranger DragonflyInfo
Synlestes weyersii weyersii (Selys, 1869)Info
Uropetala carovei (White, 1843)Bush Giant DragonflyInfo
Uropetala carovei chiltoni (Tillyard, 1921)Mountain Giant DragonflyInfo
Uropetala chiltoni (Tillyard, 1921)Mountain Giant DragonflyInfo
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Selys, 1876)Red and Blue DamselInfo
Xanthocnemis sinclairi (Rowe, 1987)Alpine Redcoat DamselflyInfo
Xanthocnemis sobrina (Mclachlan, 1873)Kauri Redcoat DamselflyInfo
Xanthocnemis tuanuii (Rowe, 1981)Chatham Redcoat DamselflyInfo
Xanthocnemis zealandica (Mclachlan, 1873)Red coat damselflyInfo
37 Species in Odonata for New Zealand 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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