Odonata

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Odonata
Temporal range: Early Permian–Recent[1]
Tau emerald Dec10.jpg
Tau emerald (Hemicordulia tau) deil's needle
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cless: Insecta
Subcless: Pterygota
Diveesion: Palaeoptera
Superorder: Odonatoptera
(unranked): Holodonata
Order: Odonata
Fabricius, 1793[2]
Suborders

Epiprocta (deil's needles)
Zygoptera (damselflees)

Odonata is an order o carnivorous insects, encompassin the deil's needles (or draigonflees, Anisoptera) an the damselflees (Zygoptera).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hoell, H.V., Doyen, J.T. & Purcell, A.H. (1998). Introduction to Insect Biology and Diversity, 2nd ed. Oxford University Press. p. 320. ISBN 978-0-19-510033-4. 
  2. Fabricius, Johann Christian (1793). Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta. Secundum, Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus (in Latin). Hafniae : impensis Christ. Gottl. Proft. pp. 519 [373]. doi:10.3931/e-rara-26792 – via e-rara.ch.