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ANISOPTERA (dragonflies)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Anisoptera Nymph 5 5 31 Aug 2010 Shrops England


Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #refs
Family AESHNIDAE Rambur, 1842 (emperor and hawker dragonflies) 6 37 20 10
Family CORDULEGASTRIDAE Calvert, 1893 (golden-ringed dragonflies) 1      
Species Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807) (Golden-ringed Dragonfly)   11   1
Family CORDULIIDAE Selys, 1850 (emerald dragonflies) 2      
Species Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758) (Downy Emerald)       4
Species Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825) (Brilliant Emerald, Brilliant Emerald Dragonfly)       1
Family GOMPHIDAE Rambur, 1842 (club-tailed dragonflies) 1      
Species Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Club-tailed Dragonfly, Common Club-tail)   15    
Family LIBELLULIDAE Rambur, 1842 (chaser, darter and skimmer dragonflies) 9 81 6 8

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Larvae and exuviae

Cham, S., 2007 Field Guide to the larvae and exuviae of British Dragonflies - Volume 1:Dragonflies (Anisoptera)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 4 general literature references to ANISOPTERA (dragonflies)

ANISOPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(dragonflies and damselflies)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 feeding and other relationships of ANISOPTERA (dragonflies)

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