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Family overview for Dragonflies (Odonata)
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 45 SpeciesInfo
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 927 SpeciesDarnersInfo
Aktassiidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 12 SpeciesInfo
Allopetaliidae (Cockerell, 1913) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 31 SpeciesInfo
Araripechlorogomphidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Araripegomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Araripelibellulidae (Bechly, 1996) - 8 SpeciesInfo
Araripephlebiidae (Bechly, 1998) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Archithemistidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Asiopteridae (Pritykina, 1968) - 14 SpeciesInfo
Austrocorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Austroperilestidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2005) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 18 SpeciesRedspot DragonfliesInfo
Bolcacorduliidae (Gentilini, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Bolcathoridae (Gentilini, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Brachytronidae (Cockerell, 1913) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Burmaphlebiidae (Bechly & Poinar, 2013) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 404 SpeciesDemoisellesSite
Campterophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 61 SpeciesInfo
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 316 SpeciesJewelsInfo
Chlorogomphidae (Needham, 1903) - 81 SpeciesInfo
Chlorolestidae (Fraser, 1960) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Chorismagrionidae (Fraser, 1957) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Coenagriidae (Fraser, 1934) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 2142 SpeciesPond damselfliesSite
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 125 SpeciesFlying adderInfo
Cordulephyidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 716 SpeciesBoghauntersInfo
Cratopetaliidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Cretacoenagrionidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Cretapetaluridae (Bechly, 1996) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Cyclothemistidae (Bechly, 1996) - 7 SpeciesInfo
Cymatophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 14 SpeciesInfo
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 12 SpeciesBarelegsInfo
Diphlebiidae (Davies & Tobin, 1984) - 15 SpeciesAzure damselfliesInfo
Enigmaeshnidae (Nel, Neraudeau, Perrichot, Girard & Gomez, 2008) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Eocorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Eosagrionidae (Handlirsch, 1934) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Epallagidae (Needham, 1903) - 10 SpeciesInfo
Epiophlebidae - 0 SpeciesInfo
Epiophlebiidae (Muttkowski, 1911) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Erichschmidtiidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Eumorbaeschnidae (Bechly, 1996) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 116 SpeciesGossamerwingsInfo
Euthemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Frenguelliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2003) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Gallophlebiidae (Nel & Al., 2015) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Gomphaeschnidae (Tillyard & Frase, 1940) - 24 SpeciesInfo
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1579 SpeciesClubtailsInfo
Gomphomacromiidae - 0 SpeciesInfo
Gompidae - 1 SpeciesInfo
Gondvanogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Hageniidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Hemeroscopidae (Pritykina, 1977) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 9 SpeciesAncient greenlingInfo
Henrotayiidae (Fleck, Bechly, Martínez-delclòs, Jarzembowski, Cor, 2003) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Heterophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 20 SpeciesInfo
Hypolestidae (Fraser, 1938) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Idionychidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Isophlebiidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 10 SpeciesInfo
Isostictidae (Fraser, 1955) - 53 SpeciesNarrow-wingsInfo
Juracorduliidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Juragomphidae (Nel, Bechly, Martinez-delclos & Fleck, 2001) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Juralibellulidae (Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Latibasaliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2004) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 290 SpeciesSpreadwingsSite
Lestoideidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Liadotypidae (Grauvogel & Laurentiaux, 1952) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Liassogomphidae (Tillyard, 1935) - 16 SpeciesInfo
Liassophlebiidae (Tillyard, 1925) - 14 SpeciesInfo
Liassostenophlebiidae (Fleck & Al., 2003) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2426 SpeciesSkimmersInfo
Lindeniidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Liupanshaniidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 11 SpeciesInfo
Macromiidae - 2 SpeciesSkimmersInfo
Magnathemidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Megaphlebiidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 466 SpeciesFlatwingsInfo
Mesochlorogomphidae (Fleck & Al., 2008) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Mesomantidiidae (Tillyard, 1923) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Mesuropetalidae (Bechly, 1996) - 5 SpeciesInfo
Myopophlebiidae (Bode, 1953) - 10 SpeciesInfo
Nannogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Neopetaliidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Nodalulaidae (Lin, Huang & Nel, 2007) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Nothomacromiidae (Carle, 1995) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Palaeomacromiidae (Petrulevicius, Nel & Muzon, 1999) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Paracymatophlebiidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Paragonophlebiidae (Nel, 2009) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Parastenophlebiidae (Bechly, 2005) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 22 SpeciesShortwingsInfo
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 26 SpeciesGraybacksInfo
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 418 SpeciesWhite-legged damselfliesInfo
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 281 SpeciesShadowdamselsInfo
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 96 SpeciesBannerwingsInfo
Priscalestidae (Wappler & Petrulevicius, 2007) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Progobiaeshnidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 6 SpeciesInfo
Prohemeroscopidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Prostenophlebiidae (Fleck & Al., 2003) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Proterogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 18 SpeciesInfo
Protolindeniidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 SpeciesInfo
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 210 SpeciesThreadtailsInfo
Pseudocorduliidae (Lohmann, 1996) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Pseudolestidae (Kirby, 1900) - 5 SpeciesInfo
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 61 SpeciesForest giantsInfo
Rudiaeschnidae (Bechly, Nel, Martínez-delclòs & Al., 2001) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Selenothemistidae (Handlirsch, 1939) - 2 SpeciesInfo
Sieblosiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 21 SpeciesInfo
Sphenophlebiidae (Bechly, 1997) - 4 SpeciesInfo
Steleopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 SpeciesInfo
Stenophlebiidae (Needham, 1903) - 17 SpeciesInfo
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 60 SpeciesSylphsInfo
Synthemidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Synthemistidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 21 SpeciesTigertailsInfo
Telephlebiidae (Cockerell, 1913) - 0 SpeciesInfo
Thaumatoneuridae (Fraser, 1957) - 18 SpeciesInfo
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 16 SpeciesInfo
Turanothemistidae (Pritykina, 1968) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Urothemistidae (Lieftinck, 1954) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Valdicorduliidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 SpeciesInfo
Zacallitidae (Cockerell, 1928) - 1 SpeciesExtinct family of damselfliesInfo
122 Families with 11411 Species
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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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