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Distribution path and Subregions of Polynesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia
Subregions: American Samoa, French Polynesia (Marquesas Islands, Society Islands), Hawaii (Maui, Moloka´i, O´ahu), New Zealand (Chatham Islands, North Island), Norfolk Island, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu (Funafuti Atoll)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Polynesia
Class
Polynesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 535 families, 5766 genera, 22774 species
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Subclass
Polynesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 529 families, 5756 genera, 22760 species
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Infraclass
Polynesia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 19 families, 69 genera, 156 species
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Superorder
Polynesia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 11 families, 49 genera, 112 species
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Order
Polynesia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 11 families, 49 genera, 112 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
Polynesia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 29 genera, 48 species
Suborder
Polynesia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     6 families, 20 genera, 64 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Polynesia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 8 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 47 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 10 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 1 SpeciesAncient greenling
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 9 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 23 SpeciesSkimmers
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 4 SpeciesFlatwings
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGraybacks
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesSylphs
11 Families with 112 Species in Polynesia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Polynesia
Species with ANext  
Aeshna brevistyla (Davies, 2002)Bluespotted hawkerInfo
Agriocnemis exsudans (Selys, 1877)Info
Anaciaeschna jaspidea (Burmeister, 1839)Australasian DuskhawkerInfo
Anax guttatus (Burmeister, 1839)Pale-spotted EmperorInfo
Anax junius (Drury, 1773)Common Green DarnerInfo
Anax strenuus (Hagen, 1867)Giant Hawaiian dragonflyInfo
Antipodochlora braueri (Selys, 1871)Dusk DragonflyInfo
Argiolestes griseus -> Agrilus lestageiInfo
Argiolestes ornatus -> Agrilus lineariformisInfo
Austroaeschna parvistigma (Selys, 1883)Info
Austroagrion watsoni (Lieftinck, 1982)Eastern dartInfo
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Selys, 1862)Common FlatwingInfo
Austrogomphus guerini (Rambur, 1842)Info
Austrogomphus ochraceus (Selys, 1869)Info
Austrolestes analis (Rambur, 1842)Slender RingtailInfo
Austrolestes annulosus (Selys, 1862)Blue RingtailInfo
Austrolestes cingulatus (Burmeister, 1839)Metallic RingtailInfo
Austrolestes colensonis (White, 1846)Blue DamselflyInfo
Austrolestes leda (Selys, 1862)Wandering RingtailInfo
Austrolestes psyche (Hagen In Selys, 1862)Cup RingtailInfo
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Belonia pellucida ()Info
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Caliagrion billinghursti (Martin, 1901)Large riverdamselInfo
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion interruptum -> Hivaagrion halecarpenteriInfo
Coenagrion lyelli (Tillyard, 1913)Swamp BluetInfo
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion pulchellum pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825)Info
Crocothemis servilia (Drury, 1773)Acarlet skimmerInfo
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Diplacodes bipunctata (Brauer, 1865)Wandering PercherInfo
Diplacodes melanopsis (Martin, 1901)Black-faced PercherInfo
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
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Enallagma civile (Hagen, 1861)Familiar BluetInfo
Erythemis simplicicollis (Say, 1839)Eastern PondhawkInfo
Eusynthemis brevistyla brevistyla (Selys, 1871)Info
Eusynthemis guttata (Selys, 1871)Southern TigertailInfo
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Gynacantha mocsaryi (Förster, 1898)Paddle-Tipped DuskhawkerInfo
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Hemianax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839)Australian emperorInfo
Hemicordulia assimilis (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
Hemicordulia australiae (Rambur, 1842)Australian EmeraldInfo
Hemicordulia mumfordi (Needham, 1933)Info
Hemicordulia tau (Selys, 1871)Tau EmeraldInfo
Hemigomphus gouldii (Selys, 1854)Southern vicetailInfo
Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Selys, 1854)Stout vicetailInfo
Hemiphlebia mirabilis (Selys, 1868)Ancient greenlingInfo
Hivaagrion demorsum (Needham, 1933)Info
Hivaagrion halecarpenteri (Mumford, 1942)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Ischnura aurora aurora (Brauer, 1865)Info
Ischnura cardinalis (Kimmins, 1929)Info
Ischnura delicata -> Ischnura auroraInfo
Ischnura heterosticta (Burmeister, 1842)Common BluetailInfo
Ischnura posita (Hagen, 1861)Fragile ForktailInfo
Ischnura ramburii (Selys In Sagra, 1857)Rambur´s ForktailInfo
Ischnura thelmae (Lieftinck, 1966)Info
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Lathrecista asiatica festa (Selys, 1879)Australasian SlimwingInfo
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes viridis -> Lestes barbarusSite
Libellula incesta (Hagen, 1861)Slaty SkimmerInfo
Libellula lydia -> Tolidomoxia nigerrimaLong-tailed SkimmerInfo
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Macrodiplax cora (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Cora’s PennantInfo
Megalagrion adytum (Perkins, 1899)Adytum Swamp DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion blackburni (Mclachlan, 1883)Blackburn´s Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion calliphya (Mclachlan, 1883)Beautiful Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion eudytum (Perkins, 1899)Frosty Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion hawaiiense (Mclachlan, 1883)Hawaiian Upland DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion heterogamias (Perkins, 1899)Kauai Mountain DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion jugorum (Perkins, 1899)Maui Upland DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion kauaiense (Perkins, 1899)Kauai ´Ie´ie DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion koelense (Blackburn, 1884)Koele Mountain DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion leptodemas (Perkins, 1899)Crimson Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion molokaiense (Perkins, 1899)Molokai DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion nesiotes (Perkins, 1899)Flying Earwig Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion nigrohamatum (Blackburn, 1884)Nigrohamatum DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion nigrohamatum nigrolineatum (Perkins, 1899)Blackline Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion oahuense (Blackburn, 1884)Oahu DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion oceanicum (Mclachlan, 1883)Oceanic Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion oresitrophum (Perkins, 1899)Slender Kauai DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion orobates (Perkins, 1899)Yellowface Kauai DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion pacificum (Mclachlan, 1883)Pacific Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion paludicola (Maciolex & Howarth, 1979)Kauai Bog DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion vagabundum (Perkins, 1899)Scarlet Kauai DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion williamsoni (Perkins, 1910)Williamson´s Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
Megalagrion xanthomelas (Selys, 1876)Orangeblack Hawaiian DamselflyInfo
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Nesoxenia mysis interrogata (Selys, 1878)Info
Neurothemis oligoneura (Brauer, 1867)Spotted GrasshawkInfo
Neurothemis stigmatizans manadensis (Boisduval, 1835)Info
Neurothemis stigmatizans stigmatizans (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Nososticta solida (Hagen In Selys, 1860)Ochre threadtailInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthetrum caledonicum (Brauer, 1865)Blue SkimmerInfo
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Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Blue dasherInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Procordulia grayi (Selys, 1871)Yellow Spotted DragonflyInfo
Procordulia smithii (White, 1846)Ranger DragonflyInfo
Pseudagrion demorsum -> Hivaagrion demorsumInfo
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Rhinagrion macrocephalum (Selys, 1862)Info
Rhyothemis plutonia (Selys, 1883)Info
Rhyothemis regia chalcoptilon (Brauer, 1867)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Synlestes weyersi (Selys, 1869)Info
Synlestes weyersii weyersii (Selys, 1869)Info
Synthemis eustalacta (Burmeister, 1839)Swamp TigertailInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tramea lacerata (Hagen, 1861)Black SaddlebagsInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Tramea transmarina (Brauer, 1867)Common gliderInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uropetala carovei (White, 1843)Bush Giant DragonflyInfo
Uropetala carovei chiltoni (Tillyard, 1921)Mountain Giant DragonflyInfo
Uropetala chiltoni (Tillyard, 1921)Mountain Giant DragonflyInfo
Species with XBack  Top
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
112 Species in Odonata for Polynesia 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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