Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Crippled female - on leaf - dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)Dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)
Family 6 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Family 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Male - dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa 1 ident. refs
Family 2 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Family 1 illustrated subtaxa
Teneral female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Teneral - perching on garden cane - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Family 10 illustrated subtaxa 8 ident. refs
Nymph - dorsal view (Click to view)
Taxonomic hierarchy:
SuborderANISOPTERA (dragonflies)
OrderODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)
InfraclassPalaeoptera (dragonflies, damselflies and mayflies)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 26 general literature references relevant to ANISOPTERA (dragonflies)

ANISOPTERA (dragonflies) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for ANISOPTERA (dragonflies)
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