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Distribution path and Subregions of Papua New Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia - Papua New Guinea
Subregions: Morobe
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Papua New Guinea
Class
Papua New Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 360 families, 3471 genera, 15055 species
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Subclass
Papua New Guinea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 353 families, 3459 genera, 15038 species
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Infraclass
Papua New Guinea
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 15 families, 53 genera, 124 species
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Superorder
Papua New Guinea
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 13 families, 49 genera, 120 species
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Order
Papua New Guinea
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 13 families, 49 genera, 120 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
Papua New Guinea
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 26 genera, 59 species
Suborder
Papua New Guinea
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     9 families, 23 genera, 61 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Papua New Guinea
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 2 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 30 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 7 SpeciesBoghaunters
Diphlebiidae (Davies & Tobin, 1984) - 2 SpeciesAzure damselflies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Isostictidae (Fraser, 1955) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-wings
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 46 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesFlatwings
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 18 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 2 SpeciesShadowdamsels
13 Families with 126 Species in Papua New Guinea


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Papua New Guinea
Species with ANext  
Agriocnemis femina (Brauer, 1868)Pinhead wispInfo
Agriocnemis pygmaea (Rambur, 1842)Pigmy wispInfo
Agriocnemis salomonis (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Agrionoptera insignis (Rambur, 1842)Red SwampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera insignis papuensis (Selys, 1879)Info
Agrionoptera insignis similis (Selys, 1879)Info
Agrionoptera longitudinalis (Selys, 1878)Striped swampdragonInfo
Agrionoptera longitudinalis biserialis (Selys, 1879)Striped SwampdragonInfo
Agyrtacantha dirupta (Karsch, 1889)Trifid DusthawkerInfo
Anax guttatus (Burmeister, 1839)Pale-spotted EmperorInfo
Anax selysii -> Anax guttatusInfo
Argiocnemis ensifera (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Argiocnemis rubescens (Selys, 1877)Red-tipped ShadeflyInfo
Argiolestes annulipes -> Agrilus luteopictusInfo
Argiolestes montivagans (Förster, 1900)Info
Austrocnemis maccullochi (Tillyard, 1926)Tiny longlegsInfo
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Brachydiplax denticauda (Brauer, 1867)Palemouth Shorttail DwarfInfo
Brachydiplax duivenbodei (Brauer, 1866)DarkmouthInfo
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Camacinia othello (Tillyard, 1908)Black knightInfo
Ceriagrion aeruginosum (Brauer, 1869)RedtailInfo
Crocothemis nigrifrons (Kirby, 1894)Black-headed skimmerInfo
Crocothemis servilia (Drury, 1773)Acarlet skimmerInfo
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Diphlebia euphaeoides -> Diphlebia euphoeoidesTropical RockmasterInfo
Diphlebia euphoeoides (Tillyard, 1907)Tropical rockmasterInfo
Diplacina arsinoe (Lieftinck, 1953)Info
Diplacina erigone (Lieftinck, 1953)Info
Diplacina ismene (Lieftinck, 1933)Info
Diplacina persephone (Lieftinck, 1933)Info
Diplacodes bipunctata (Brauer, 1865)Wandering PercherInfo
Diplacodes haematodes (Burmeister, 1839)Scarlet PercherInfo
Diplacodes nebulosa (Fabricius, 1793)Charcoal-winged PercherInfo
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
Drepanosticta bicornuta (Selys, 1878)Info
Drepanosticta dendrolagina (Lieftinck, 1938)Info
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Gynacantha kirbyi (Krüger, 1898)Slender DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha mocsaryi (Förster, 1898)Paddle-Tipped DuskhawkerInfo
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Hemicordulia ericetorum (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Hemicordulia olympica (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Hemicordulia silvarum (Ris, 1913)Info
Huonia arborophila (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Huonia arborophila arborophila (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Hylaeargia simulatrix (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus australis (Selys, 1873)Australian TigerInfo
Ischnura acuticauda (Lieftinck, 1959)Info
Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Ischnura heterosticta (Burmeister, 1842)Common BluetailInfo
Ischnura isoetes (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Ischnura pruinescens (Tillyard, 1906)Colourful BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes praemorsus -> Platylestes praemorsusScalloped spreadwingInfo
Lestes rectangularis (Say, 1840)Slender SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestes uncifer (Karsch, 1899)Sickle SpreadwingInfo
Lestes vigilax (Selys, 1862)Swamp SpreadwingInfo
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Macromia celaeno (Lieftinck, 1955)Info
Macromia eurynome (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Macromia terpsichore (Förster, 1900)Info
Mortonagrion martini (Ris, 1900)Info
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Nannophlebia adonira (Lieftinck, 1938)Info
Nannophya pygmaea -> Nannothemis bellaScarlet PygmyflyInfo
Nannothemis bella (Uhler, 1857)Elfin SkimmerInfo
Nesoxenia mysis dahli (Ris, 1898)Info
Neurobasis australis (Selys, 1878)Papuan DemoiselleInfo
Neurothemis decora (Kaup In Brauer, 1866)Info
Neurothemis ramburii papuensis (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Neurothemis stigmatizans (Fabricius, 1775)Painted GrasshawkInfo
Neurothemis stigmatizans bramina (Guérin, 1830)Info
Neurothemis terminata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Nososticta beatrix (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Nososticta chalybeostoma (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Nososticta commutata (Lieftinck, 1938)Info
Nososticta dorsonigra (Martin, 1903)Info
Nososticta erythrura (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Nososticta finisterrae (Förster, 1897)Info
Nososticta irene (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Nososticta melanoxantha (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Nososticta nigrifrons (Ris, 1913)Info
Nososticta nigrofasciata (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Nososticta rosea (Ris, 1913)Info
Nososticta salomonis (Selys, 1886)Info
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Oreagrion armeniacum (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Oreagrion oreadum (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Orthetrum glaucum (Brauer, 1865)Blue Marsh HawkInfo
Orthetrum sabina (Drury, 1770)Slender SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum serapia (Watson, 1984)Green SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum villosovittatum (Brauer, 1868)Fiery SkimmerInfo
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Palaiargia ceyx (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Palaiargia charmosyna (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Papuagrion gurneyi (Lieftinck, 1949)Info
Papuagrion occipitale (Selys, 1877)Info
Platylestes praemorsus (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Scalloped spreadwingInfo
Podopteryx selysi (Förster, 1899)Treehole flatwingInfo
Protorthemis coronata (Kaup In Brauer, 1866)Info
Protorthemis woodfordi (Kirby, 1889)Info
Pseudagrion cingillum (Brauer, 1869)Norther RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion civicum (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Pseudagrion farinicollis (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Pseudagrion ignifer (Tillyard, 1906)Flame-headed RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)Blue RiverdamselInfo
Pseudagrion papuense -> Eustrotia trigonodesInfo
Pseudagrion silaceum (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
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Rhinocypha tincta amanda (Lieftinck, 1938)Info
Rhinocypha tincta semitincta (Selys, 1869)Papuan JewelInfo
Rhodothemis lieftincki (Fraser, 1954)Red ArrowInfo
Rhyothemis hurleyi (Tillyard, 1926)Info
Rhyothemis phyllis (Sulzer, 1776)Yellow-barred FluttererInfo
Rhyothemis phyllis beatricis (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Rhyothemis phyllis marginata (Ris, 1913)Info
Rhyothemis princeps irene (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Rhyothemis princeps princeps (Kirby, 1894)Info
Rhyothemis resplendens (Selys, 1878)Jewel fluttererInfo
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Selysioneura capreola (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Selysioneura phasma (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Synthemis primigenia -> Mordellistena nebusolaInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teinobasis rufithorax (Selys, 1877)Red-breasted LongtailInfo
Teinobasis scintillans (Lieftinck, 1932)Info
Tetrathemis irregularis papuensis (Lieftinck, 1942)Info
Tramea transmarina propinqua (Lieftinck, 1942)Northern GliderInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xiphiagrion cyanomelas (Selys, 1876)Info
120 Species in Odonata for Papua New Guinea 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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