Gomphidae


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Gomphidae

[′gäm·fə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of dragonflies belonging to the Anisoptera.
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The family with the greatest number of genera was Libellulidae with 13 genera, followed by Gomphidae (09 genera) and Aeshnidae (03 genera) (Table 1).
Family Aeshnidae has 09 species belonging to 06 genera; Cordulegasteridae has only one species, Corduliidae has 03 species of 02 genera, Gomphidae has 12 species of 09 genera and Libellulidae has 43 species belonging to 21 genera.
(2015a) reportaron a la libelula Erpetogomphus sabaleticus Williamson, 1918 (Odonata: Gomphidae) depredando al adulto de D.
The most abundant taxa were dragonflies and water bugs especially within the families Gomphidae, Naucoridae and Perlidae, respectively.
Except Gomphidae, Elmidae, and Gammaridae which did not collect at site 2, the other families were present at all sites.