Libellulidae


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Libellulidae

[‚lī·bə′lü·lə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large family of odonatan insects belonging to the Anisoptera and distinguished by a notch on the posterior margin of the eyes and a foot-shaped anal loop in the hindwing.
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Caenis CORDULEGASTRIDAE Latineosus Cordulegaster EUTHYPLOCIIDAE CORDULIIDAE Campylocia Neocordulia Euthyplocia LIBELLULIDAE HEPTAGENIIDAE Anatya* Epeorus Brachymesia Mccaffertium Brechmorhoga ISONYCHIIDAE Cannaphila Isonychia Dythemis LEPTOHYPHIDAE Elasmothemis (syn.
The rarest genera were Baetodes Needham e Murphy, 1924 (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae), Elasmothemis Westfall, 1988 (Odonata: Libellulidae) and Lauromacromia Geijskes, 1970 (Odonata: Corduliidae) with only one sampled individual, which stands for 0.09% of the total abundance (Supplementary).
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.
It should be noted that other insect's species are observed in the water as larvae of Zygoptera Coenagrion sp., d'Anisoptera Libellulidae, pictures of Naucoridae (Naucoris sp.), and larvae of different stages of Dytiscidae and Plecoptera.
(2014), provides sufficient information for all species of Libellulidae currently known from Arabia to be identified from final instar larvae and/or exuviae.
First records of Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius, 1775; Odonata: Libellulidae) and Ischnura barberi Currie, 1903 (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) from Baja California Sur, Mexico.