Libelluloidea is a superfamily of dragonflies.
The Superfamily Libelluloidea is further organized into finer groupings including:
The insect family Corduliidae contains the emerald dragonflies or green-eyed skimmers. These dragonflies are usually black or dark brown with areas of metallic green or yellow, and most of them have large, emerald-green eyes. The larvae are black, hairy-looking, and usually semi-aquatic. [more]
The skimmers or perchers and their relatives form the Libellulidae, the largest dragonfly family in the world. It is sometimes considered to contain the Corduliidae as the subfamily Corduliinae and the Macromiidae as the subfamily Macromiinae. Even if these are excluded (as Silsby does), there still remains a family of over 1000 species. With nearly worldwide distribution, these are almost certainly the most often seen of all dragonflies. [more]
Neopetalia punctata is a dragonfly, the only member of the family Neopetaliidae. [more]
More info about the Family Synthemidae may be found here.
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