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Libellula  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 101893

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Belonia Kirby, 1899
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                     GenusLibellula Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Libellula auripennis Burmeister, 1839 – Golden-winged Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula axilena Westwood, 1837 – Bar-winged Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula comanche Calvert, 1907 – Comanche Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula composita (Hagen, 1873) – Bleached Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula croceipennis Selys, 1868 – Neon Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula cyanea Fabricius, 1775 – Spangled Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula flavida Rambur, 1842 – Yellow-sided Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula foliata (Kirby, 1889)  
                                        Species Libellula forensis Hagen, 1861 – Eight-spotted Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula gaigei Gloyd, 1938  
                                        Species Libellula herculea Karsch, 1889  
                                        Species Libellula incesta Hagen, 1861 – Slaty Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula jesseana Williamson, 1922 – Purple Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula luctuosa Burmeister, 1839 – Widow Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula mariae Garrison, 1992  
                                        Species Libellula needhami Westfall, 1943 – Needham's Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula nodisticta Hagen, 1861 – Hoary Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula pulchella Drury, 1773 – Twelve-spotted Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 – Four-spotted Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula saturata Uhler, 1857 – Flame Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula semifasciata Burmeister, 1839 – Painted Skimmer 
                                        Species Libellula vibrans Fabricius, 1793 – Great Blue Skimmer 
       

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  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: Libellula   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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