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Distribution path and Subregions of Somalia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Somalia
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Somalia
Class
Somalia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 190 families, 1405 genera, 3191 species
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Subclass
Somalia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 189 families, 1402 genera, 3188 species
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Infraclass
Somalia
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 8 families, 29 genera, 66 species
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Superorder
Somalia
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 8 families, 29 genera, 66 species
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Order
Somalia
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 8 families, 29 genera, 66 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
Somalia
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 21 genera, 48 species
Suborder
Somalia
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 8 genera, 18 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Somalia
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 12 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 37 SpeciesSkimmers
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
8 Families with 66 Species in Somalia


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Somalia
Species with ANext  
Africallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Slender BluetInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachythemis lacustris (Kirby, 1889)Red GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceriagrion suave (Ris, 1921)Suave CitrilInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis sanguinolenta (Burmeister, 1839)Little scarletInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplacodes deminuta (Lieftinck, 1969)Little PercherInfo
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Diplacodes okavangoensis -> Eublemma exanimisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gynacantha cylindrata (Karsch, 1891)Info
Gynacantha manderica (Grünberg, 1902)Little DuskhawkerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ictinogomphus ferox (Rambur, 1842)Common TigerInfo
Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)Marsh BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes sternalis (Navas, 1930)Info
Lestes tridens (Mclachlan, 1895)Spotted SpreadwingInfo
Lestes uncifer (Karsch, 1899)Sickle SpreadwingInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrodiplax cora (Kaup In Brauer, 1867)Cora’s PennantInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
Nesciothemis farinosum (Förster, 1898)Black-tailed DancerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olpogastra lugubris (Karsch, 1895)Slender BottletailInfo
Orthetrum abbotti -> Orthetrum abotti abottiAbbott´s skimmerInfo
Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848)White-Tailed SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum brachiale (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Tough SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum guineense (Ris, 1909)Guinea SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum kollmannspergeri (Buchholz, 1959)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
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Phaon iridipennis (Burmeister, 1839)Glistening DemoiselleInfo
Phyllomacromia monoceros (Förster, 1906)Black CruiserInfo
Phyllomacromia pallidinervis (Förster, 1906)Info
Pseudagrion commoniae (Förster, 1902)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion commoniae nigerrimum (Pinhey, 1950)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion lindicum (Grünberg, 1902)Info
Pseudagrion massaicum (Sjöstedt, 1909)Masai SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion niloticum (Dumont, 1978)Info
Pseudagrion salisburyense (Ris, 1921)Slate SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion sublacteum (Karsch, 1893)Riffle SpriteInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyothemis semihyalina (Desjardins, 1832)Phantom FluttererInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetrathemis polleni (Selys, 1877)Black-splashed ElfInfo
Tramea limbata (Desjardins, 1832)Ferrugineus GliderInfo
Trapezostigma continentale ()Info
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis donaldsoni (Calvert, 1899)Denim DropwingInfo
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis stictica (Burmeister, 1839)Jaunty DropwingInfo
Species with UBack  Top
Urothemis assignata (Selys, 1872)Red BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Blue BaskerInfo
Urothemis edwardsii edwardsii (Selys, 1849)Info
Urothemis thomasi (Longfield, 1932)Omani dragonflyInfo
66 Species in Odonata for Somalia 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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