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Distribution path and Subregions of Portugal (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - South Europe - Iberian Peninsula - Portugal
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Portugal
Class
Portugal
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 405 families, 2824 genera, 7124 species
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Subclass
Portugal
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 401 families, 2814 genera, 7092 species
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Infraclass
Portugal
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 12 families, 33 genera, 68 species
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Superorder
Portugal
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 30 genera, 64 species
Tree
Order
Portugal
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 30 genera, 64 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
Portugal
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 20 genera, 43 species
Suborder
Portugal
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 10 genera, 21 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Portugal
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 4 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 11 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
9 Families with 64 Species in Portugal


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Portugal
Species with ANext  
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Green-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna isosceles -> Aeshna isocelesGreen-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)Common hawkerInfo
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Boyeria irene (Fonscolombe, 1838)Western SpectreInfo
Brachythemis impartita -> Brachythemis leucostictaNorthern Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764)Hairy dragonflyInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis (Vander Linden, 1825)Copper DemoiselleInfo
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo meridionalis (Selys, 1853)Info
Calopteryx xanthostoma (Charpentier, 1825)Western DemoiselleInfo
Ceriagrion tenellum (De Villers, 1789)Small Red DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion mercuriale (Charpentier, 1840)Southern DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)Golden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulegaster boltonii immaculifrons (Selys, 1843)Info
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis erythraea erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)Common Blue DamselflySite
Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)Blue-EyeInfo
Erythromma lindenii lindenii (Selys, 1840)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gomphus graslinii (Rambur, 1842)Pronged ClubtailInfo
Gomphus pulchellus (Selys, 1840)Western ClubtailInfo
Gomphus simillimus (Selys, 1840)Yellow 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 graellsii (Rambur, 1842)Iberian BluetailInfo
Ischnura hastata (Say, 1839)Citrine ForktailInfo
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 virens vestalis (Rambur, 1842)Info
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula fulva (Müller, 1764)Scarce ChaserSite
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromia splendens (Pictet, 1843)Splendid CruiserInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Onychogomphus costae (Selys, 1885)Faded PincertailInfo
Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small PincertailInfo
Onychogomphus forcipatus unguiculatus (Vander Linden, 1820)Info
Onychogomphus uncatus (Charpentier, 1840)Large PincertailInfo
Ophiogomphus cecilia (Geoffroy In Fourcroy, 1785)Green SnaketailInfo
Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Southern SkimmerSite
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum nitidinerve (Selys, 1841)Yellow-Veined SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Oxygastra curtisii (Dale, 1834)Orange-spotted EmeraldInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Platycnemis acutipennis (Selys, 1841)Orange FeatherlegInfo
Platycnemis latipes (Rambur, 1842)White FeatherlegInfo
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)Large Red DamselflySite
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825)Black PennantInfo
Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820)Common Winter DamselflyInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
Sympetrum nigrifemur (Selys, 1884)Island darterInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)Common darterSite
Species with TBack  Top
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
64 Species in Odonata for Portugal 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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