Species in the genus Aeshna

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The genus Aeshna ( 43 species)
Aeshna:
Fabricius 1775
Diagnosis:
Fabricius' diagnosis is only of historical interest. The habit of extracting groups from within Aeshna without considering the effect on the residual makes a diagnosis difficult (or artificial). Von Ellenrieder (2002) considers relationships within the Family.
Type species:
Libellula grandis Linnaeus 1758 (designation by
Comments:
American forms reviewed by Garrison et al. 2006
Commentary:
Many genera have been created by extracting groups from within Aeshna, in consequence the residual is probably paraphyletic
GenusSpeciesAuthorRemarks
Aeshnaaffinis
Vander Linden, 1820
 
Aeshnaannulata
Fabricius, 1798
 
Aeshnaathalia
Needham, 1930
 
Aeshnabrevistyla
Rambur, 1842
 Placed in the subgenus Adversaeschna by Watson 1992. Elevated (on biogeographic grounds?) to a full genus by Corbet 1999.
Aeshnacaerulea
(Ström, 1783)
 
Aeshnacanadensis
Walker, 1908
 
Aeshnaclepsydra
Say, 1839
 
Aeshnaconstricta
Say, 1839
 
Aeshnacrenata
Hagen, 1856
 
Aeshnacyanea
(Müller, 1764)
 
Aeshnaellioti
Kirby, 1896
 
Aeshnaeremita
Scudder, 1866
 
Aeshnafrontalis
Navas, 1936
 
Aeshnagrandis
(Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Aeshnainterrupta
Walker, 1908
 
Aeshnaitatiaia
Calvalho & Salgado, 2004
 
Aeshnajuncea
(Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Aeshnameruensis
Sjöstedt, 1909
 
Aeshnaminuscula
McLachlan, 1895
 
Aeshnamixta
Latreille, 1805
 
Aeshnamoori
Pinhey, 1981
 
Aeshnanigroflava
Martin, 1908
 
Aeshnaornithocephala
McLachlan, 1896
 
Aeshnapalmata
Hagen, 1856
 
Aeshnapersephone
Donnelly, 1961
 
Aeshnapetalura
Martin, 1908
 
Aeshnaquadrifasciata
(Müller, 1764)
 
Aeshnarileyi
Calvert, 1892
 
Aeshnarustica
Zetterstedt, 1840
 
Aeshnascotias
Pinhey, 1952
 
Aeshnaseptentrionalis
Burmeister, 1839
 
Aeshnaserrana
Carvalho & Salgado, 2004
 
Aeshnaserrata
Hagen, 1856
 
Aeshnasitchensis
Hagen, 1861
 
Aeshnasubarctica
Walker, 1908
 
Aeshnasubpupillata
McLachlan, 1895
 
Aeshnatuberculifera
Walker, 1908
 
Aeshnaumbrosa
Walker, 1908
 
Aeshnaverticalis
Hagen, 1861
 
Aeshnaviridis
Eversmann, 1836
 
Aeshnawalkeri
Kennedy, 1917
 
Aeshnawilliamsoniana
Calvert, 1905
 
Aeshnayemenensis
Waterston, 1985