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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Aeshnoidea

Familia: Aeshnidae
Subfamilia: Aeshninae
Tribus: Anactini
Genus: Anaciaeschna
Species: A. donaldi – A. isosceles – A. jaspidea – A. kashimirensis – A. martini – A. megalopis – A. melanostoma – A. moluccana – A. montivagans – A. triangulifera

Anaciaeschna Selys, 1878

Anaciaeschna is a genus of dragonflies in the family Aeshnidae.[2] Species of Anaciaeschna are found in Africa, Asia and Australia.[3]

Anaciaeschna are large, tawny brown dragonflies. They are nomadic and crepuscular.[4]

The genus Anaciaeschna includes the following species:[5]

Anaciaeschna donaldi Fraser, 1922
Anaciaeschna (Aeshna) isosceles (Müller, 1767) – green-eyed hawker, Norfolk hawker[6]
Anaciaeschna jaspidea (Burmeister, 1839) – Australasian duskhawker[3]
Anaciaeschna kashimirensis Singh & Baijal, 1954
Anaciaeschna martini (Selys, 1897)
Anaciaeschna megalopis Martin, 1908
Anaciaeschna melanostoma Lieftinck, 1949
Anaciaeschna moluccana Lieftinck, 1930
Anaciaeschna montivagans Lieftinck, 1932
Anaciaeschna triangulifera McLachlan, 1896 – evening hawker[7]


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"Genus: Anaciaeschna Selys, 1878". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
Theischinger, Günther; Hawking, John (2006). The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. Collingwood, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing. p. 148. ISBN 978 0 64309 073 6.
Watson, J.A.L.; Theischinger, G.; Abbey, H.M. (1991). The Australian Dragonflies: A Guide to the Identification, Distributions and Habitats of Australian Odonata. Melbourne: CSIRO. ISBN 0643051368.
Martin Schorr; Martin Lindeboom; Dennis Paulson. "World Odonata List". University of Puget Sound. Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010.
"Norfolk Hawker". British Dragonfly Society. Retrieved 2011-05-27.
Clausnitzer, V.; Suhling, F. (2016). "Anaciaeschna triangulifera". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T59809A72307587. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T59809A72307587.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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