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Distribution path and Subregions of São Tomé and Príncipe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - São Tomé and Príncipe
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in São Tomé and Príncipe
Class
São Tomé and Príncipe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 128 families, 543 genera, 992 species
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Subclass
São Tomé and Príncipe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 126 families, 539 genera, 988 species
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Infraclass
São Tomé and Príncipe
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 3 families, 9 genera, 17 species
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Superorder
São Tomé and Príncipe
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 3 families, 9 genera, 17 species
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Order
São Tomé and Príncipe
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 3 families, 9 genera, 17 species
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Show Info
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
São Tomé and Príncipe
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     2 families, 8 genera, 16 species
Suborder
São Tomé and Príncipe
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in São Tomé and Príncipe
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 13 SpeciesSkimmers
3 Families with 17 Species in São Tomé and Príncipe


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in São Tomé and Príncipe
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Orthetrum africana ()Info
Orthetrum africanum (Selys, 1887)Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trithemis nigra (Longfield, 1936)Info
17 Species in Odonata for São Tomé and Príncipe 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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