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Anax (dragonfly)
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For the Greek word, see Anax (Greek).

Anax (from Ancient Greek ἄναξ anax, "lord, master, king")[2] is a genus of dragonflies in the family Aeshnidae. It includes species like the emperor dragonfly, Anax imperator.[3]

Anax are very large dragonflies. They generally have light-cloured bodies and dark tails with pale markings.[4]

Some species are migratory (Anax junius).

Species

The genus Anax includes the following species:[5]

Taxonomic history

The genus Anax was described by William Elford Leach in 1815 when he published the first bibliography of entomology[citation needed] in Brewster's Edinburgh Encyclopedia.[1]

References

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  1. ^ a b Leach, W.E. (1815). "Entomology". In Brewster, David. Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. 9. Edinburgh: William Blackwood. pp. 57–172 [137] (in 1830 edition) – via Biodiversity Heritage Library..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  2. ^ ἄναξ. Liddell, Henry George; Scott, Robert; A Greek–English Lexicon at the Perseus Project.
  3. ^ "Genus Anax Leach, 1815". Australian Faunal Directory. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. 9 October 2008. Retrieved 18 April 2010.
  4. ^ Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (1991). The Australian Dragonflies: A Guide to the Identification, Distributions and Habitats of Australian Odonata. Melbourne: CSIRO. ISBN 0643051368.
  5. ^ Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 3 Oct 2013.
  6. ^ a b c d e "North American Odonata". University of Puget Sound. 2009. Archived from the original on 11 July 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  7. ^ Suhling, F. (2006). "Anax bangweuluensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
  8. ^ Suhling, F. & Clausnitzer, V. (2008). "Anax chloromelas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
  9. ^ Clausnitzer, V. (2008). "Anax ephippiger". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
  10. ^ a b c Theischinger, Gunther (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing. ISBN 0-643-09073-8.
  11. ^ "Anax gladiator Dijkstra & Kipping". PLAZI. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Checklist, English common names". DragonflyPix.com. Archived from the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  13. ^ a b "Checklist of UK Species". British Dragonfly Society. Retrieved 5 August 2010.
  14. ^ Clausnitzer, V. (2006). "Anax imperator". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
  15. ^ Anax indicus, Dragonflies and Damselflies of Thailand
  16. ^ "Anax nigrofasciatus". The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2010.
  17. ^ ABRS (2012-07-18). "Species Anax papuensis (Burmeister, 1839)". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. Retrieved 2017-01-23.
  18. ^ Clausnitzer, V. (2006). "Anax speratus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
  19. ^ "Anax strenuus". Hawaii Biological Survey. Retrieved 25 August 2010.
  20. ^ Clausnitzer, V. (2006). "Anax tristis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 Aug 2010.
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Anax (dragonfly): Brief Summary
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For the Greek word, see Anax (Greek).

Anax (from Ancient Greek ἄναξ anax, "lord, master, king") is a genus of dragonflies in the family Aeshnidae. It includes species like the emperor dragonfly, Anax imperator.

Anax are very large dragonflies. They generally have light-cloured bodies and dark tails with pale markings.

Some species are migratory (Anax junius).

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