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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 252 families, 2312 genera, 5493 species
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Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 251 families, 2311 genera, 5492 species
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Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 9 families, 54 genera, 138 species
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Superorder
Sierra Leone
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 9 families, 54 genera, 138 species
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Order
Sierra Leone
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 9 families, 54 genera, 138 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
Sierra Leone
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 39 genera, 105 species
Suborder
Sierra Leone
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     5 families, 15 genera, 33 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Sierra Leone
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 11 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 5 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 3 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 19 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 7 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 83 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesThreadtails
9 Families with 138 Species in Sierra Leone


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Sierra Leone
Species with ANext  
Acisoma inflata -> Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoidesInfo
Acisoma inflatum (Selys, 1882)Info
Acisoma panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Grizzled PintailInfo
Acisoma panorpoides ascalaphoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma panorpoides panorpoides (Rambur, 1842)Info
Acisoma trifidum (Kirby, 1889)Info
Acisoma variegatum -> Acisoma panorpoidesGrizzled PintailInfo
Aethiothemis solitaria (Martin, 1908)Info
Africallagma subtile (Ris, 1921)Pale BluetInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Agriocnemis maclachlani (Selys, 1877)Info
Agriocnemis victoria (Fraser, 1928)Info
Allorhizucha campioni ()Info
Allorrhizucha campioni -> Nesciothemis farinosumInfo
Anaciaeschna triangulifera (Mclachlan, 1896)Evening HawkerInfo
Anax chloromelas (Ris, 1911)Dark EmperorInfo
Anax rutherfordi -> Epicauta indianaInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
Argiagrion leoninum -> Leptagrion macrurumInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bradinopyga strachani (Kirby, 1900)Red Rock-dwellerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceriagrion bakeri (Fraser, 1941)Info
Ceriagrion corallinum (Campion, 1914)Info
Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Ceriagrion whellani (Longfield, 1952)Info
Chalcostephia flavifrons (Kirby, 1889)YellowfaceInfo
Chlorocnemis elongata (Hagen In Selys, 1863)Info
Chlorocnemis flavipennis (Selys, 1863)Info
Chlorocypha curta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Blue-tailed red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha dispar (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Small red jewelInfo
Chlorocypha selysi (Karsch, 1899)Blue-nuzzled jewelInfo
Crocothemis divisa (Karsch, 1898)Divisa scarletInfo
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Crocothemis saxicolor (Ris, 1921)Granite scarletInfo
Cyanothemis simpsoni (Ris, 1915)BlueboltInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diastatomma tricolor (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura nigra (Kimmins, 1938)Info
Eleuthemis buettikoferi (Ris, 1910)FirebellyInfo
Enallagma subtile -> Euplexia albifusaInfo
Eothemis zygoptera -> Euchalcia tauricaInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gynacantha bullata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha cylindrata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha manderica (Grünberg, 1902)Little DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha nigeriensis (Gambles, 1956)Yellow-legged DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha usambarica (Sjöstedt, 1909)Usambara DuskhawkerInfo
Gynacantha vesiculata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrothemis camarensis (Kirby, 1889)Tree-hole Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis defecta (Karsch, 1891)Red Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infesta (Karsch, 1891)Slender Jungle-skimmerInfo
Hadrothemis infestus ()Info
Heliaeschna fuliginosa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Hemistigma albipuncta (Rambur, 1842)Pied-SpotInfo
Hemistigma albipunctum (Rambur, 1842)Pied-spot; widespread in AfricaInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptagrion macrurum (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Libellula foliata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Libellula notata -> Mordellistena bicoloripesInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromia kimminsi (Fraser, 1954)Info
Macromia selysi (Kirby, 1900)Info
Mesocnemis singularis (Karsch, 1891)RiverjackInfo
Micromacromia camerunica (Karsch, 1890)Large MicmacInfo
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Neodythemis campioni (Ris, 1915)Info
Neodythemis preussi (Karsch, 1891)Info
Neophya rutherfordi (Selys, 1881)Info
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Nesciothemis minor (Gambles, 1966)Small BlacktailInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Onychogomphus supinus (Selys, 1854)Gorge ClaspertailInfo
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abbotti abbotti (Calvert, 1892)Info
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum angustiventre (Rambur, 1842)Many-celled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum austeni (Kirby, 1900)Giant SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Two-striped SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintz´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum icteromelas (Ris, 1910)Spectacled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum julia (Kirby, 1900)Julia SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum machadoi (Longfield, 1955)Machado´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum microstigma (Ris, 1911)Info
Orthetrum monardi (Schmidt, 1951)Info
Orthetrum stemmale (Burmeister, 1839)Stemmale SkimmerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Palpopleura portia (Drury, 1773)Portia WidowInfo
Paragomphus cognatus (Rambur, 1842)Rock HocktailInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia funicularia -> Phyllomacromia monocerosInfo
Phyllomacromia kimminsi (Fraser, 1954)Kimmins´ CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia melania (Selys, 1871)Info
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Platycnemis sikassoensis -> Platycnemis subaequistylaInfo
Platycnemis subaequistyla (Fraser, 1928)Info
Pseudagrion apicale (Schmidt, 1951)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 sjoestedti (Förster, 1906)Sjostedt´s SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis fenestrina (Rambur, 1842)Black-winged fluttererInfo
Rhyothemis notata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sapho bicolor (Selys, 1853)Info
Sapho ciliata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Sapho fumosa (Longfield, 1932)Info
Sympetrum navasi -> Mordellistena ferruginoidesInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thermochoria equivocata (Kirby, 1889)Info
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trapezostigma basilare (Palisot De Beauvois, 1817)Info
Trapezostigma basilaris ()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 bifida (Pinhey, 1970)Info
Trithemis dichroa (Karsch, 1893)Small DropwingInfo
Trithemis dorsalis (Rambur, 1842)Round-hook DropwingInfo
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis grouti (Pinhey, 1961)Black DropwingInfo
Trithemis monardi (Ris, 1931)Monard´s DropwingInfo
Trithemis nuptialis (Karsch, 1894)Hairy-legged DropwingInfo
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Trithetrum navasi (Lacroix, 1921)Navas´ DarterInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Umma cincta (Hagen In Selys, 1853)Info
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis signata (Rambur, 1842)Scarlet BaskerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx fallax -> Zygonyx regisalbertiInfo
Zygonyx flavicosta (Sjöstedt, 1900)Info
Zygonyx natalensis (Martin, 1900)Blue CascaderInfo
Zygonyx regisalberti (Schouteden, 1934)Info
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
138 Species in Odonata for Sierra Leone 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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