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Distribution path and Subregions of Norway (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Scandinavia - Norway
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Norway
Class
Norway
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 450 families, 4493 genera, 15128 species
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Subclass
Norway
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 447 families, 4486 genera, 15117 species
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Infraclass
Norway
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 17 families, 45 genera, 109 species
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Superorder
Norway
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 23 genera, 56 species
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Order
Norway
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 23 genera, 56 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
Norway
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 15 genera, 37 species
Suborder
Norway
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 8 genera, 19 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Norway
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 13 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 7 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 16 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
9 Families with 56 Species in Norway


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Norway
Species with ANext  
Aeshna caerulea (Ström, 1783)Azure hawkerInfo
Aeshna coerulea (Ström, 1783)Info
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758)Brown hawkerInfo
Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)Common hawkerInfo
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Aeshna subarctica (Walker, 1908)Bog hawkerInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764)Hairy dragonflyInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)Banded DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Coenagrion armatum (Charpentier, 1840)Norfolk DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion concinnum -> Coenagrion johanssoniInfo
Coenagrion hastulatum (Charpentier, 1825)Northern DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion johanssoni (Wallengren, 1894)Arctic BluetInfo
Coenagrion lunulatum (Charpentier, 1840)Irish DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion vernale -> Coenagrion lunulatumInfo
Cordulegaster boltoni -> Cordulegaster boltoniiGolden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)Golden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758)Downy EmeraldInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)Common Blue DamselflySite
Epitheca bimaculata (Charpentier, 1825)Eurasian BaskettailInfo
Erythromma najas (Hansemann, 1823)Large RedeyeInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common ClubtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes dryas (Kirby, 1890)Emerald SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Leucorrhinia albifrons (Burmeister, 1839)Dark WhitefaceInfo
Leucorrhinia caudalis (Charpentier, 1840)Lilypad WhitefaceInfo
Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825)White-faced DarterInfo
Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825)Large White-faced DarterInfo
Leucorrhinia rubicunda (Linnaeus, 1758)Ruby WhitefaceInfo
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small PincertailInfo
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771)Blue FeatherlegInfo
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)Large Red DamselflySite
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodothemis lieftincki (Fraser, 1954)Red ArrowInfo
Species with SBack  Top
Somatochlora alpestris (Selys, 1840)Alpine EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora arctica (Zetterstedt, 1840)Northern EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825)Yellow-Spotted EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825)Brilliant EmeraldInfo
Somatochlora sahlbergi (Trybom, 1889)Treeline EmeraldInfo
Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776)Black darterInfo
Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758)Yellow-winged darterInfo
Sympetrum nigrescens -> Sympetrum striolatumCommon darterInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)Common darterSite
Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Vagrant darterSite
56 Species in Odonata for Norway 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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