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Aeshna (hawker dragonfly)
Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae
It was reranked as Libellula (Aeschna) by Geinitz (1884); it was corrected as Aeschna by Pongrácz (1931); it was misspelled as Aeschna by Zhang (1989), Carpenter (1992), Gentilini and Peters (1993), Nel et al. (1994) and Steinmann (1997).
It was assigned to Unogata by Fabricius (1775); to Neuroptera by Latreille (1796); to Libellulinae by Latreille (1802); to Libellula by Geinitz (1884); to Odonata by Fabricius (1798) and Pongrácz (1931); to Aeshnidae by Zhang (1989), Carpenter (1992) and Gentilini and Peters (1993); and to Aeshnini by Nel et al. (1994) and Steinmann (1997).
|Year||Name and author|
|1775||Aeschna (Aeschna) Fabricius|
|1775||Aeshna Fabricius p. 424|
|1796||Aeshna Latreille p. 98|
|1798||Aeshna Fabricius p. 285|
|1802||Aeshna Latreille p. 286|
|1882||Aeschna (Aeschna) Selys|
|1884||Libellula (Aeschna) Geinitz|
|1890||Aeschna (Aeschna) Scudder p. 143|
|1931||Aeschna Pongrácz p. 113|
|1989||Aeschna Zhang p. 34|
|1992||Aeshna Carpenter p. 81|
|1993||Aeshna Gentilini and Peters|
|1994||Aeshna Nel et al. p. 145|
|1997||Aeshna Steinmann p. 3|
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