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Distribution path and Subregions of Spain (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - South Europe - Iberian Peninsula - Spain
Subregions: Balearic Islands (Minorca), North Spain (La Rioja)
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Spain
Class
Spain
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 600 families, 6335 genera, 23868 species
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Subclass
Spain
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 595 families, 6316 genera, 23816 species
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Infraclass
Spain
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 27 families, 70 genera, 167 species
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Superorder
Spain
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 18 families, 53 genera, 122 species
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Order
Spain
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 15 families, 49 genera, 118 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
Spain
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     5 families, 26 genera, 70 species
Suborder
Spain
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     4 families, 12 genera, 37 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Spain
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 6 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 18 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 5 SpeciesDemoiselles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 17 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 4 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cymatophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Frenguelliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2003) - 1 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 13 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 12 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 33 SpeciesSkimmers
Mesochlorogomphidae (Fleck & Al., 2008) - 1 Species
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Sieblosiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Stenophlebiidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
15 Families with 118 Species in Spain


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Spain
Species with ANext  
Aeshna affinis (Vander Linden, 1820)Southern migrant hawkerSite
Aeshna cerdanica (A. Nel, 1994)Info
Aeshna crenata (Hagen, 1856)Siberian hawkerInfo
Aeshna cyanea (O. F. Müller, 1764)Blue hawkerSite
Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Green-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna isosceles -> Aeshna isocelesGreen-eyed HawkerInfo
Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)Common hawkerInfo
Aeshna juncea juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Aeshna mixta (Latreille, 1805)Migrant hawkerSite
Anaciaeschna isoceles (Müller, 1767)Norfolk HawkerInfo
Anax ephippiger -> Hemianax ephippigerVagrant EmperorInfo
Anax imperator (Leach, 1815)Emperor DragonflyInfo
Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)Lesser EmperorInfo
Angloaeschnidium montreuili (G. Fleck, 2003)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Boyeria irene (Fonscolombe, 1838)Western SpectreInfo
Brachythemis impartita -> Brachythemis leucostictaNorthern Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764)Hairy dragonflyInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis (Vander Linden, 1825)Copper DemoiselleInfo
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782)Banded DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)Beautiful DemoiselleSite
Calopteryx virgo meridionalis (Selys, 1853)Info
Calopteryx xanthostoma (Charpentier, 1825)Western DemoiselleInfo
Cercion lindenii -> Ischnura auroraInfo
Ceriagrion tenellum (De Villers, 1789)Small Red DamselflyInfo
Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)Willow Emerald DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion caerulescens (Fonscolombe, 1838)Mediterranean BluetInfo
Coenagrion mercuriale (Charpentier, 1840)Southern DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758)Azure DamselflySite
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1823)Variable DamselflyInfo
Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842)Dainty DamselflyInfo
Cordulegaster bidentata (Selys, 1843)Sombre GoldenringInfo
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)Golden-ringed DragonflyInfo
Cordulegaster boltonii algirica (Morton, 1916)Info
Cordulegaster boltonii immaculifrons (Selys, 1843)Info
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
Crocothemis erythraea erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diplacodes lefebvrii (Rambur, 1842)Black PercherInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)Common Blue DamselflySite
Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)Blue-EyeInfo
Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840)Small RedeyeSite
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Frenguelliphlebia labandeirai (R. G. Martins-neto, 2003)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gigantoaeschnidium ibericus (A. Nel, 1993)Info
Gomphus graslinii (Rambur, 1842)Pronged ClubtailInfo
Gomphus pulchellus (Selys, 1840)Western ClubtailInfo
Gomphus simillimus (Selys, 1840)Yellow ClubtailInfo
Gomphus simillimus simillimus (Selys, 1840)Info
Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common ClubtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)Vagrant EmperorInfo
Hispanochlorogomphus rossi (G. Fleck, 2008)Info
Hispanostenophlebia barremiana (G. Fleck, 2003)Info
Hoyaeshna cretacica (A. Nel, 1993)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iberoaeschnidium conquensis (Nel & Martinez-delclos, 1993)Info
Ilerdaegomphus pallerolae (J. E. Gomez Pallerola, 1979)Info
Ilerdaegomphus torcae (X. Martínez-delclòs, 1994)Info
Ischnura abyssinica (Martin, 1907)Info
Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)Blue-tailed DamselflySite
Ischnura graellsii (Rambur, 1842)Iberian BluetailInfo
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)Small BluetailInfo
Ischnura saharensis (Aguesse, 1958)Sahara BluetailInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)Southern Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes dianacompteae (Compte-sart, 2014)Info
Lestes dryas (Kirby, 1890)Emerald SpreadwingInfo
Lestes macrostigma (Eversmann, 1836)Dark Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes numidicus (Samraoui, Weekers & Dumont, 2003)Late SpreadwingInfo
Lestes regina (N. Theobald, 1937)Info
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes virens (Charpentier, 1825)Small Emerald DamselflyInfo
Lestes viridis -> Lestes barbarusSite
Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825)White-faced DarterInfo
Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825)Large White-faced DarterInfo
Libellula depressa (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-bodied darterInfo
Libellula quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1758)Four-spotted SkimmerInfo
Lindenia tetraphylla (Vander Linden, 1825)BladetailInfo
Lleidoaeschnidium valloryi (A. Nel, 1993)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromia splendens (Pictet, 1843)Splendid CruiserInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nannoaeschnidium pumilio (A. Nel, 1993)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oligaeschna saurai (E. Peñalver, 1996)Info
Onychogomphus costae (Selys, 1885)Faded PincertailInfo
Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small PincertailInfo
Onychogomphus forcipatus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Onychogomphus forcipatus unguiculatus (Vander Linden, 1820)Info
Onychogomphus uncatus (Charpentier, 1840)Large PincertailInfo
Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)Southern SkimmerSite
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-Tailed SkimmerSite
Orthetrum chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Epaulet SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)Keeled SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum nitidinerve (Selys, 1841)Yellow-Veined SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum trinacria (Selys, 1841)Long SkimmerInfo
Oxygastra curtisii (Dale, 1834)Orange-spotted EmeraldInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palaeaeschna vidali (Meunier, 1914)Info
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Platycnemis acutipennis (Selys, 1841)Orange FeatherlegInfo
Platycnemis cincuneguii (J. Gil Collado, 1926)Info
Platycnemis latipes (Rambur, 1842)White FeatherlegInfo
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)Large Red DamselflySite
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825)Black PennantInfo
Sinaeschnidia martinezdelclosi (Fleck & Nel, 2003)Info
Stenolestes hispanicus (Nel, 1991)Info
Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820)Common Winter DamselflyInfo
Sympecma ribesalbesensis (Peñalver & Al., 1996)Info
Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys, 1841)Spotted darterInfo
Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758)Yellow-winged darterInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombei -> Sympetrum fonscolombiiNomadInfo
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841)Southern darterInfo
Sympetrum nigrifemur (Selys, 1884)Island darterInfo
Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)Ruddy darterSite
Sympetrum sinaiticum (Dumont, 1977)Desert darterInfo
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)Common darterSite
Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)Vagrant darterSite
Sympetrum vulgatum ibericum (Ocharan, 1985)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Trithemis annulata (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Violet Dropwing Violet-marked DarterInfo
Trithemis arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Red-veined DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi (Selys, 1891)Orange-Winged DropwingInfo
Trithemis pseudodistanti (Nel, 1991)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx torridus (Kirby, 1889)Ringed CascaderInfo
118 Species in Odonata for Spain 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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