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Libellulidae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 101797

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): common skimmers [English]
 
    libellulidés [French]
 
    Skimmers [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassPalaeoptera  – ancient winged insects  
                            OrderOdonata Fabricius, 1793 – libélula, damselflies, dragonflies  
                               SuborderAnisoptera Selys, 1854 – dragonflies, libellules  
                                  FamilyLibellulidae  – common skimmers, libellulidés, Skimmers  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Anatya Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Antidythemis Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Argyrothemis Ris, 1909  
                                     Genus Brachymesia Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Brechmorhoga Kirby, 1894  
                                     Genus Cannaphila Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Celithemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Crocothemis Brauer, 1868  
                                     Genus Dasythemis Karsch, 1889  
                                     Genus Deielia Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Diastatops Rambur, 1842  
                                     Genus Dythemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Edonis Needham, 1905  
                                     Genus Elasmothemis Westfall, 1988  
                                     Genus Elga Ris, 1909  
                                     Genus Erythemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Erythrodiplax Brauer, 1868  
                                     Genus Fylgia Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Gynothemis Calvert in Ris, 1909  
                                     Genus Idiataphe Cowley, 1934  
                                     Genus Ladona Needham, 1899  
                                     Genus Leucorrhinia Brittinger, 1850  
                                     Genus Libellula Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     Genus Macrodiplax Brauer, 1868  
                                     Genus Macrothemis Hagen, 1868  
                                     Genus Miathyria Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Micrathyria Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Misagria Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Nannothemis Brauer, 1868  
                                     Genus Nephepeltia Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Nesogonia Kirby, 1898  
                                     Genus Nothodiplax Belle, 1984  
                                     Genus Oligoclada Karsch, 1890  
                                     Genus Orthemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Pachydiplax Brauer, 1868  
                                     Genus Paltothemis Karsch, 1890  
                                     Genus Pantala Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Perithemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Phyllothemis Fraser, 1935  
                                     Genus Planiplax Muttkowski, 1910  
                                     Genus Plathemis Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Pseudoleon Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Rhodopygia Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Scapanea Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Sympetrum Newman, 1833  
                                     Genus Tauriphila Kirby, 1889  
                                     Genus Tholymis Hagen, 1867  
                                     Genus Tramea Hagen, 1861  
                                     Genus Uracis Rambur, 1842  
                                     Genus Ypirangathemis Santos, 1945  
                                     Genus Zenithoptera Selys, 1869  
       

 References
       
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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: libellulidés[French]   
       
  Source: A synonymic list of the New World Odonata - Oct 2004, website (version Oct 2004)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Maintained by Rosser W. Garrison, at http://www2.ups.edu/biology/museum/NewWorldOD.html   
  Reference for: Libellulidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Libellulidae, common skimmers [English]   
       
  Source: North American Odonata - The Odonata of North America, website (version Sept. 2006)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Maintained by the Dragonfly Society of the Americas at http://www.ups.edu/x7015.xml   
  Reference for: Libellulidae, Skimmers [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paulson, Dennis R., and Sidney W. Dunkle  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Checklist of North American Odonata including English name, etymology, type locality, and distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Occasional Paper no. 56   
  Page(s): 88   
  Publisher: The University of Puget Sound   
  Publication Place: Tacoma, Washington, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: This is the third printing with revisions. Publication was originally printed on 15 June 1999   
  Reference for: Libellulidae, Skimmers [English]   
       

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