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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Odonatoptera
Cladus: Holodonata
Ordo: Odonata
Subordo: Epiprocta
Infraordo: Anisoptera
Superfamilia: Libelluloidea

Familia: Libellulidae
Subfamilia: Zygonychinae
Genus: Zygonoides
Species: Z. fraseri – Z. fuelleborni – Z. lachesis – Z. occidentis

Zygonoides is a genus of dragonflies in the family Libellulidae. There are large, spectacular species.[1] Three species occur in continental Africa and one, F. lachesis, in Madagascar.[1]

The genus contains the following species:[2]

Zygonoides fraseri (Pinhey, 1955)
Zygonoides fuelleborni (Grünberg, 1902) - Fuelleborn's Bottle-tail,[3] Robust Bottletail,[3] Robust Riverking[4]
Zygonoides lachesis (Ris, 1912)
Zygonoides occidentis (Ris, 1912)


Suhling, Frank (2007). Dragonflies and Damselflies of Namibia. Gamsberg Macmillan. ISBN 978-99916-0-764-1.
Martin Schorr; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved 12 Oct 2018.
Clausnitzer, V. & Suhling, F. (2009). "Zygonoides fuelleborni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
Samways, Michael J. (2008). The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Pensoft. ISBN 978-954-642-330-6.

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