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Distribution path and Subregions of Swaziland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Swaziland
Taxonomy for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Swaziland
Class
Swaziland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species
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Subclass
Swaziland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species
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Infraclass
Swaziland
Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
 14 families, 33 genera, 68 species
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Superorder
Swaziland
Odonatoptera (Martynov, 1932)
 11 families, 24 genera, 47 species
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Order
Swaziland
Odonata (Fabricius, 1793) (Dragonflies) - Systematics
 11 families, 24 genera, 47 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
Swaziland
    Epiprocta (Lohmann, 1996)
     4 families, 14 genera, 25 species
Suborder
Swaziland
    Zygoptera (Selys, 1854) (Damselflies)
     7 families, 10 genera, 22 species
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Family overview for Odonata (Dragonflies) in Swaziland
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 13 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 19 SpeciesSkimmers
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesSylphs
11 Families with 47 Species in Swaziland


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Species overview - Checklist for Odonata in Swaziland
Species with ANext  
Aeshna subpupillata -> Pinheyschna subpupillataStream hawkerInfo
Agriocnemis exilis Selys, 1872Little WhispInfo
Allocnemis leucosticta (Selys, 1863)GoldtailInfo
Anax speratus (Hagen, 1867)Orange EmperorInfo
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Brachythemis leucosticta (Burmeister, 1839)Banded GroundlingInfo
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Ceriagrion glabrum (Burmeister, 1839)Common OrangeInfo
Chlorolestes fasciatum ()Info
Chlorolestes fasciatus (Burmeister, 1839)Mountain MalachiteInfo
Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)Scarlet darterSite
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Diplacodes lefebvrii lefebvrii ()Info
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Elattoneura glauca (Selys, 1860)Common ThreadtailInfo
Enallagma elongatum (Martin, 1907)Info
Enallagma glaucum -> Africallagma glaucumInfo
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Lestes pallidus -> Lestes sternalisPallid SpreadwingInfo
Lestes plagiata ()Info
Lestes virgatus (Burmeister, 1839)Smoky SpreadwingInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macromia picta (Hagen In Selys, 1871)Info
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Nesciothemis farinosa (Förster, 1898)Eastern BlacktailInfo
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Orthetrum abotti abotti ()Info
Orthetrum caffrum caffrum ()Info
Orthetrum chrysostigma chrysostigma (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Orthetrum hintzi (Schmidt, 1951)Hintz´s SkimmerInfo
Orthetrum jullia falsum ()Info
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Palpopleura deceptor (Calvert, 1899)Deceptive WidowInfo
Palpopleura jucunda jucunda ()Info
Palpopleura lucia (Drury, 1773)Lucia WidowInfo
Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)Wandering GliderInfo
Paragomphus cognatus (Rambur, 1842)Rock HocktailInfo
Paragomphus elpidius (Ris, 1921)Corkscrew HooktailInfo
Paragomphus genei (Selys, 1841)Common HooktailInfo
Phaon iridipennis iridipennis ()Info
Platycypha caligata (Selys, 1853)Dancing JewelInfo
Pseudagrion acaciae (Förster, 1906)Green-naped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion caffrum (Burmeister, 1839)Springhead SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion commoniae nigerrimum (Pinhey, 1950)Black SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion hageni tropicanum (Pinhey, 1966)Info
Pseudagrion hamoni (Fraser, 1955)Drab SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion kersteni (Gerstäcker, 1869)Powder-striped SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion massaicum (Sjöstedt, 1909)Masai SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion salisburyense (Ris, 1921)Slate SpriteInfo
Pseudagrion spernatum natalense (Ris, 1921)Natal SpriteInfo
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Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)Red-veined darterInfo
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Trithemis arteriosa arteriosa (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Trithemis dorsalis (Rambur, 1842)Round-hook DropwingInfo
Trithemis furva (Karsch, 1899)Navy DropwingInfo
Trithemis kirbyi ardens (Gerstaecker, 1891)Kirby´s DropwingInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygonyx torridus torridus (Kirby, 1889)Info
47 Species in Odonata for Swaziland 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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