List of Odonata species of South Africa

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The common English names are those used by Tarboton (2015)[1] and Tarboton and Tarboton (2015).[2] Alternative names used by Tarboton and Tarboton (2002),[3] Tarboton and Tarboton (2005),[4] Samways (2008),[5] and Dijkstra and Clausnitzer (2014)[6] are given in brackets.

Zygoptera (Damselflies)[edit]

Calopterygidae[edit]

Chlorocyphidae[edit]

Chlorolestes fasciatus, a southern African endemic

Synlestidae[edit]

Lestidae[edit]

Platycnemididae[edit]

Allocnemis leucosticta, a southern African endemic

Coenagrionidae[edit]

Africallagma sapphirinum, a southern African endemic

Anisoptera (Dragonflies)[edit]

Gomphidae[edit]

Aeshnidae[edit]

Synthemistidae[edit]

Syncordulia gracilis, a South African endemic

Macromiidae[edit]

Corduliidae[edit]

Libellulidae[edit]

Diplacodes pumila

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tarboton, Warwick (May 2015). "Checklist of South African Odonata" (PDF). www.warwicktarboton.co.za. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Tarboton, Warwick; Tarboton, Michèle (2015). A Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Nature. ISBN 9781775841845. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak Tarboton, W.R.; Tarboton, M. (2002). A fieldguide to the dragonflies of South Africa. South Africa: Warwick & Michèle Tarboton. ISBN 0620298871. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Tarboton, W.R.; Tarboton, M. (2005). A fieldguide to the damselflies of South Africa. South Africa: Warwick & Michèle Tarboton. ISBN 0620338784. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae Samways, Michael J. (2008). Dragonflies and damselflies of South Africa (1st ed. ed.). Sofia: Pensoft. ISBN 978-954-642-330-6. 
  6. ^ a b c d Dijkstra, K.-D.B.; Clausnitzer, V. (2014). The dragonflies and damselflies of eastern Africa. Tervuren: Royal Museum for Central Africa. ISBN 978-94-916-1506-1.