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Distribution path and Subregions of Senegal (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Senegal
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Senegal
Class
Senegal
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 277 families, 2163 genera, 5249 species
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Subclass
Senegal
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 276 families, 2161 genera, 5246 species
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Infraclass
Senegal
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 9 families, 39 genera, 91 species
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Superorder
Senegal
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 39 genera, 91 species
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Order
Senegal
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 39 genera, 91 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
Senegal
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 26 genera, 63 species
Suborder
Senegal
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 13 genera, 28 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Senegal
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 18 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 4 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 53 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 4 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
9 Families with 91 Species in Senegal


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Senegal
Species with ANext  
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aethriamanta rezia (Kirby, 1889)Pygmy BaskerInfo
Africallagma subtile (Ris, 1921)Pale BluetInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Agriocnemis zerafica (Le Roi, 1915)Info
Agrionoptera sexlineata (Selys, 1879)Info
Allocnemis leucosticta (Selys, 1863)GoldtailInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Azuragrion vansomereni (Pinhey, 1955)Tiny BluetInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
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Ceriagrion bakeri (Fraser, 1941)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis servilia (Drury, 1773)Acarlet skimmerInfo
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Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura pluorae ()Info
Elattoneura pluotae (Legrand, 1982)Info
Enallagma vansomereni -> Agrilus samyiInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gynacantha villosa (Grünberg, 1902)Hairy DuskhawkerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hemistigma albipuncta (Rambur, 1842)Pied-SpotInfo
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes ictericus (Gerstäcker, 1869)Tawny SpreadwingInfo
Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sternalis (Navas, 1930)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mesocnemis dupuyi (Legrand, 1982)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neurothemis fluctuans (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orthetrum africanum (Selys, 1887)Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintzīs SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas cinctifrons (Pinhey, 1969)Info
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Parazyxomma flavicans (Martin, 1908)Banded DuskdarterInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia africana (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Platycnemis sikassoensis -> Platycnemis subaequistylaInfo
Platycnemis subaequistyla (Fraser, 1928)Info
Pseudagrion glaucescens (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion melanicterum (Selys, 1876)Black-and-yellow SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion nubicum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion torridum (Selys, 1876)Info
Pseudagrion whellani -> Pseudagrion hamoniInfo
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Rhodothemis rufa (Rambur, 1842)Ruby DarterInfo
Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis phyllis phyllis (Sulzer, 1776)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis camerunensis (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)TwisterInfo
Tramea basilaris (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Keyhole GliderInfo
Tramea continentalis -> Trapezostigma continentaleInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trapezostigma continentale ()Info
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis annulata annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1807)Info
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis aurora (Burmeister, 1839)Crimson Marsh GliderSite
Trithemis festiva (Rambur, 1842)Indigo DropwingInfo
Trithemis hecate (Ris, 1912)Silhouette DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Species with UBack  Top
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Info
91 Species in Odonata for Senegal 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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