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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Libellulidae
Reference taxon from World Odonata List
Anisoptera Selys 1854
Anisoptera Selys 1854
Recognized by Environments EOL
Libellulidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, University of Alberta Museums, Animal Diversity Web, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cape Verde Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Fiji Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Gambia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Grenada Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Liechtenstein Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Malta Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Martin Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Turkey Species List, Turks and Caicos Islands Species List, Uganda Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bay of Fundy Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Bothnia Species List, Gulf of Finland Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Kattegat Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, North Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, South China Sea Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Furui 2020

Alternative Names

? barbaresii Gentilini & Bagli, 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cellulosa Hagen, 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? eusebioi Piton, 1935
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? martini Meunier, 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? miocenica Gentilini, 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aeshnoidea
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Aino Kirby 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Akrothemis Theischinger & Richards 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allorhizucha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allorrhizucha Karsch 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anisoptera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Archaeophlebia Ris 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beblicia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bolivarides Martin 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachythemis Burmeister 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calothemis Selys 1878
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carajathemis Machado 2012
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cendra Navás 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cirrothemis Fisher 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coenotiata Buchecker
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cordulegastroidea
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Crocorthetrum Fraser 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crocothemis Brauer 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dicranopyga Karsch 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplacodes Rambur 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Donzella Navás 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eothemis Ris 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fylla Kirby 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptetrum Newman 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leucorrhinia Brittinger 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Libelluloidea
Invalid according to {resource_name} (junior synonym)
Limnetothemis Pinhey 1966
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesumbethemis Vick 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microthemis Brauer 1868
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Misthotus Kirby 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monardithemis Longfield 1946
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nannophya Rambur 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neothemis Oguma 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nothifixis Navás 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nubiothemis Fraser 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ophippus Navás 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oreoxenia Förster 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orthetrum Selys 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pantala Fabricius 1798
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parathemis Fraser 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Philonomon Förster 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platetrum Newman 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Potomarcha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pronomaja Förster 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudomacromia Kirby 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudophlebia Martin 1902
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Selysiothemis Ris 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stoechia Kirby 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sympetrum Sulzer 1776
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trapezostigma Hagen 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trithemis Palisot de Beauvois 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Untamo Kirby 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zonothrasys Karsch 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zygonyx Kirby 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

skimmers preferred
common skimmer
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Arabic

رعاشات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

плоски водни кончета preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Libel·lúlid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Korenbouten preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
korenbouten

Esperanto

Libeledoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Vesikiillased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Sudenkorennot preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

German

Segellibellen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, mckinnel, and admin

Hungarian

Laposhasú acsák preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Ruagaire leathan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

トンボ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kashubian

Przezdrzélnikòwaté preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Raštuotosios skėtės preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Low Saxon

Koornsnieders preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

നീർമുത്തന്മാർ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Tániilʼáí nteelígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Libeller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

آسیابک‌های آب‌نشین preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Ważkowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Ploščci preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Segeltrollsländor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Welsh

Picellwyr (teulu) preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Libellulidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Odonata
Anisoptera
Libelluloidea
Libellulidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Odonata
Anisoptera
Libelluloidea
Libellulidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Odonata
Libellulidae (this page)
648 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Odonata
Libellulidae (this page)

NCBI

root
cellular organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Eumetazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda