List of Odonata species of Taiwan

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The following is a list of Odonata species found in Taiwan. The total number of species, with damselflies and dragonflies, recorded is 156, within including 14 endemic species and 10 endemic subspecies.

Contents

Anisoptera[edit]

Aeshnidae[edit]

Aeshna[edit]

  • Aeshna petalura taiyal Asahina, 1938 ※endemic subspecies

Anaciaeschna[edit]

  • Anaciaeschna jaspidea (Burmeister, 1839)
  • Anaciaeschna martini Selys, 1897

Anax[edit]

  • Anax quttatus (Burmeister, 1839)
  • Anax nigrofasciatus nigrofasciatus Oguma, 1915
  • Anax panybeus Hagen, 1867
  • Anax parthenope julius Brauer, 1865

Cephaleschna[edit]

  • Cephalaeschna risi Asahina, 1981

Gynacantha[edit]

  • Gynacantha bayadera Selys, 1891
  • Gynacantha hyalina Selys, 1882
  • Gynacantha japonica Bartenef, 1909
  • Gynacantha ryukyuensis Asahina, 1962
  • Gynacantha saltatrix Martin, 1909

Periaeschna magdalena[edit]

  • Periaeschna magdalena Martin, 1909

Planaeschna[edit]

  • Planaeschna ishigakiana flavostria Yeh, 1996 ※endemic subspecies
  • Planaeschna risi risi Asahina, 1964
  • Planaeschna taiwana Asahina, 1951endemic species

Polycanthagyna[edit]

  • Polycanthagyna erythromelas (McLachlan, 1896)
  • Polycanthagyna melanictera (Selys, 1883)
  • Polycanthagyna ornithocephala (McLachlan, 1896)

Sarasaeschna[edit]

  • Sarasaeschna lieni (Yeh et Chen, 2000) ※endemic species
  • Sarasaeschna pyanan (Asahina, 1915) ※endemic species
  • Sarasaeschna tsaopiensis (Yeh et Chen, 2000) ※endemic species

Gomphidae[edit]

Anisogomphus[edit]

  • Anisogomphus koxingai Chao, 1954
  • Anisogomphus maacki (Selys, 1872)

Asiagomphus[edit]

  • Asiagomphus hainanensis (Chao, 1953)
  • Asiagomphus pacificus (Chao, 1953)
  • Asiagomphus perlaetus (Chao, 1953)
  • Asiagomphus septimus (Needham, 1930)

Bumagomphus[edit]

  • Bumagomphus vermicularis (Matin, 1904)

Fukienogomphus[edit]

  • Fukienogomphus prometheus (Lieftinck, 1939)

Gomphidia[edit]

  • Gomphidia confluens Selys, 1878
  • Gomphidia kruegeri fukienensis Chao, 1955

Heliogomphus[edit]

  • Heliogomphus retroflexus (Ris, 1912)

Ictinogomphus[edit]

  • Ictinogomphus rapax (Rambur, 1842)

Lamelligomphus[edit]

  • Lamelligomphus formosanus (Matsumursa, 1926)

Leptogomphus[edit]

  • Leptogomphus sauteri Ris, 1912
    • L. s. formosanus Matsumura, 1926 ※endemic species
    • L. s. sauteri Ris, 1912 ※endemic species

Merogomphus[edit]

  • Merogomphus paviei Martin, 1904

Sieboldius[edit]

  • Sieboldius deflexus (Chao, 1955)

Sinictinogomphus[edit]

  • Sinictinogomphus clavatus (Fabricius, 1775)

Sinogomphus[edit]

  • Sinogomphus formosanus Asahina, 1951 ※endemic species

Stylogomphus[edit]

  • Stylogomphus change Asahina, 1968 ※endemic species
  • Stylogomphus shirozui shirozui Asahina, 1966 ※endemic species

Stylurus[edit]

  • Stylurus takashii (Asahina, 1966) ※endemic species

Cordulegastridae[edit]

Anotogaster sieboldii

Anotogaster[edit]

  • Anotogaster flaveola Lohemann, 1993 ※endemic species
  • Anotogaster sieboldii (Selys, 1854)

Chlorogomphus[edit]

  • Chlorogomphus brevistigma Oguma, 1926 ※endemic species
  • Chlorogomphus risi Chen, 1950 ※endemic species
  • Chlorogomphus splendidus Selys, 1878
  • Chlorogomphus suzukii (Oguma, 1926)

Cordullidae[edit]

Epophthalmia[edit]

  • Epophthalmia elegans (Brauer, 1865)

Hemicordulia[edit]

  • Hemicordulia mindana nipponica Asahina, 1980

Macromia[edit]

  • Macromia chui Asahina, 1968 ※endemic species
  • Macromia clio Ris, 1916
  • Macromia urania Ris, 1916

Macromidia[edit]

  • Macromidia ishidai Asahina, 1964 [1]

Somatochlora[edit]

  • Somatochlora taiwana Inoue and Yokota, 2001 ※endemic species

Libellulidae[edit]

Pantala flavescens

Acisoma[edit]

Agrionoptera[edit]

  • Agrionoptera insignis similis Selys, 1879

Brachydiplax[edit]

  • Brachydiplax chalybea flavovittata Ris, 1911

Brachythemis[edit]

  • Brachythemis contaminata (Fabricius, 1793)

Cratilla[edit]

Crocothemis[edit]

  • Crocothemis servilia servilia (Drury, 1770)

Deielia[edit]

  • Deielia phaon (Selys, 1883)

Diplacodes[edit]

  • Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)

Hydrobasileus[edit]

Lathrecisata[edit]

  • Lathrecisata asiatica asiatica (Frbricius, 1798)

Lyriothemis[edit]

  • Lyriothemis flava Oguma, 1915
  • Lyriothemis elegantissima Selys, 1883

Macrodiplax[edit]

  • Macrodiplax cora (Brauer, 1867)

Nannophya[edit]

  • Nannophya pygmaea Rambur, 1842

Nannophyopsis[edit]

  • Nannophyopsis clara (Needham, 1930)

Neurothemis[edit]

  • Neurothemis fulvia (Drury, 1773)
  • Neurothemis ramburii (Kaup, 1866)
  • Neurothemis tullia tullia (Drury, 1773)

Onychothemis[edit]

  • Onychothemis testacea tonkinensis Martin, 1904

Orthetrum[edit]

  • Orthetrum albistyla speciosum (Uhler, 1858)
  • Orthetrum glaucum (Brauer, 1865)
  • Orthetrum japonicum internum McLachlan, 1894
  • Orthetrum luzonicum (Brauer, 1868)
  • Orthetrum melania (Selys, 1883)
  • Orthetrum pruinosum (Burmeister, 1839)
    • O. p. clelia (Selys, 1878)
    • O. p. neglectum (Rambur, 1842)
  • Orthetrum sabina sabina (Drury, 1770)
  • Orthetrum testaceum testaceum (Burmeister, 1839)
  • Orthetrum triangulare (Selys, 1878)

Pantala[edit]

  • Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798)

Potamarcha[edit]

  • Potamarcha congener congener (Rambur, 1842)

Pseudothemis[edit]

  • Pseudothemis zonata (Burmeister, 1839)

Rhyothemis[edit]

  • Rhyothemis regia regia (Brauer, 1867)
  • Rhyothemis fuliginosa Selys, 1883
  • Rhyothemis severini Ris, 1913
  • Rhyothemis triangularis Kirby, 1889
  • Rhyothemis variegate arria (Drury, 1773)

Sympetrum[edit]

  • Sympetrum baccha baccha (Selys,1884)
  • Sympetrum darwinianum (Selys,1883)
  • Sympetrum eroticum ardens (McLachlan, 1894)
  • Sympetrum kunckeli (Selys, 1884)
  • Sympetrum cordulegaster (Selys, 1883)
  • Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys, 1841)
  • Sympetrum speciosum taiwanum Asahina, 1951 ※endemic subspecies
  • Sympetrum fonscolombei (Selys, 1840)

Tholymis[edit]

  • Tholymis tillarga (Fabricius, 1798)

Tramea[edit]

  • Tramea transmarina Brauer, 1867
    • T. t. euryale (Selys, 1878)
    • T. t. propinqua (Lieftinck, 1942)
  • Tramea virginia (Rambur, 1842)

Trithemis[edit]

  • Trithemis aurora (Burmeister, 1839)
  • Trithemis festiva (Rambur, 1842)
  • Trithemis pallidinervis (Kirby, 1889)

Urothemis[edit]

  • Urothemis signata yiei Asahina, 1972 ※endemic subspecies

Zygonyx[edit]

  • Zygonyx takasago Asahina, 1966

Zyxomma[edit]

  • Zyxomma obtusum Albarda, 1881 [1]
  • Zyxomma petiolatum Rambur, 1842

Zygoptera[edit]

Coenagrionidae[edit]

Ischnura senegalensis

Aciagrion migratum[edit]

  • Aciagrion migratum (Selys, 1876)

Agriocnemis[edit]

  • Agriocnemis femina oryzae Lieftinck, 1962
  • Agriocnemis pygmaea (Rambur, 1842)

Ceriagrion[edit]

  • Ceriagrion auranticum ryukyuanum Asahina, 1967
  • Ceriagrion fallax fallax Ris, 1914
  • Ceriagrion melanurum Selys, 1876
  • Ceriagrion nipponicum Asahina, 1967

Ischnura[edit]

  • Ischnura asiatica (Brauer, 1865)
  • Ischnura aurora aurora (Brauer, 1865)
  • Ischnura senegalensis (Rambur, 1842)

Mortonagrion[edit]

  • Mortonagrion hirosei Asahina, 1972
  • Mortonagrion selenion (Ris, 1916)

Onychargia[edit]

  • Onychargia atrocyana Selys, 1865

Paracercion[edit]

  • Paracercion calamorum dyeri (Fraser, 1919)
  • Paracercion sexlineatum (Selys, 1883)
  • Paracercion sieboldii (Selys, 1876)

Pseudagrion[edit]

  • Pseudagrion microcephalum (Rambur, 1842)
  • Pseudagrion pilidorsum pilidorsum (Brauer, 1868)

Platycnemididae[edit]

Calicnemia[edit]

  • Calicnemia eximia (Selys, 1863)

Coeliccia[edit]

  • Coeliccia cyanomelas Ris, 1912
  • Coeliccia flavicauda flavicauda Ris, 1912 ※endemic subspecies

Copera[edit]

  • Copera ciliata (Selys, 1863)
  • Copera marginipes (Rambur, 1842)

Protoneuridae[edit]

  • Prodasineura croconota (Ris, 1916)

Euphaeidae[edit]

Bayadera[edit]

  • 'Bayadera brevicauda brevicauda Fraser, 1928 ※endemic subspecies

Euphaea[edit]

  • Euphaea formosa Hagen, 1869 ※endemic species

Lestidae[edit]

Indolestes[edit]

  • Indolestes cyaneus (Selys, 1862)

Lestes[edit]

  • Lestes concinnus Hagen, 1862
  • Lestes praemorsus decipiens Kirby 1893

Orolestes[edit]

  • Orolestes selysi McLachlan, 1895

Megapodagrionidae[edit]

  • Rhipidolestes aculeatus aculeatus Ris, 1912

Synlestidae[edit]

Megalestes[edit]

  • Megalestes maai Chen, 1947

Sinolestes[edit]

  • Sinolestes edita Needham, 1930 [1]

Calopterygidae[edit]

Matrona[edit]

  • Matrona cyanoptera Hamalainen and Yeh, 2000 ※endemic species

Mnais[edit]

  • Mnais andersoni tenuis Oguma, 1913

Neurobasis[edit]

  • Neurobasis chinensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Psolodesmus[edit]

  • Psolodesmus mandarinus McLachlan, 1870
    • P. m. dorothea Williamson, 1904 ※endemic subspecies
    • P. m. mandarinus McLachlan, 1870 ※endemic subspecies

Chlorocyphidae[edit]

Aristocypha[edit]

  • Aristocypha baibarana (Matsumura, 1931) ※endemic species

Heliocypha[edit]

  • Heliocypha perforate perforate (Percheron, 1835)

Libellago[edit]

  • Libellago lineata lineata (Burmeister, 1839)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Wen-Chi Yeh(葉文琪), Hsin-Chieh Tang(唐欣潔), Szu-Lung Chen(陳賜隆) & Mei-Hua Tsou(曹美華) (2006). "Three Dragonflies (Odonata) Newly Recorded in Taiwan". Formosan Entomol(台灣昆蟲) 26: 187–195. 

References[edit]

  • Yeh W. C., H. I. Chiou, H. C. Tang, J. H. Wu and S. L. Chen. 2007. Three Species of Dragonflies Newly Recorded to Taiwan. Endemic Species Research 9(2):53-62.
  • M. A. Lieftinck, J. C. Lien(連日清) & T. C. Maa(馬駿超) (1984). "Catalogue of Taiwanese dragonflies (Insecta:Odonata)(臺灣蜻蜓目錄)". Asian Ecological Society. 
  • Trueman, John W. H. & Rowe, Richard J. (2008): Tree of Life Web ProjectOdonata. Dragonflies and damselflies. Version of 2008-MAR-20. Retrieved 2008-DEC-15.

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