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Distribution path and Subregions of Saudi Arabia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Saudi Arabia
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Saudi Arabia
Class
Saudi Arabia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 215 families, 1389 genera, 2979 species
Tree
Subclass
Saudi Arabia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 213 families, 1387 genera, 2975 species
Tree
Infraclass
Saudi Arabia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 4 families, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Superorder
Saudi Arabia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 4 families, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Order
Saudi Arabia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 4 families, 4 genera, 4 species
Site
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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
Saudi Arabia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     3 families, 3 genera, 3 species
Suborder
Saudi Arabia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Site

Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Saudi Arabia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesSkimmers
4 Families with 4 Species in Saudi Arabia


Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Saudi Arabia
Anax parthenope parthenope (Selys, 1839)Info
Paragomphus sinaiticus (Morton, 1929)Info
Pseudagrion arabicum (Waterston, 1980)Info
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
4 Species in Odonata for Saudi Arabia listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassPalaeoptera
Ancient winged insects
SuperorderOdonatoptera
OrderOdonata
Dragonflies, Damselflies, Demoiselles, Dragonflies and Damselflies
AuthorFabricius, 1793

Keywords
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