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Distribution path and Subregions of Romania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - Southeast Europe - Romania
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Romania
Class
Romania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 367 families, 3362 genera, 11039 species
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Subclass
Romania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 365 families, 3359 genera, 11034 species
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Infraclass
Romania
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 10 families, 19 genera, 26 species
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Superorder
Romania
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 8 families, 16 genera, 23 species
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Order
Romania
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 8 families, 16 genera, 23 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
Romania
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 8 genera, 12 species
Suborder
Romania
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 8 genera, 11 species
Site

Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Romania
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 6 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
8 Families with 23 Species in Romania


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Romania
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)Banded DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)Common Blue DamselflySite
Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)Blue-EyeInfo
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes sieblosiformis (Cosmovici & Pauca, 1955)Info
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Nehalennia speciosa (Charpentier, 1840)Pygmy damselflyInfo
Ophiogomphus cecilia (Geoffroy In Fourcroy, 1785)Green SnaketailInfo
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Southern SkimmerSite
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771)Blue FeatherlegInfo
Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825)Brilliant EmeraldInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
23 Species in Odonata for Romania 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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