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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: Libelluloidea
Familiae: Cordulephyidae - Corduliidae - Libellulidae - Synthemistidae - †Mesophlebiidae - †Urolibellulidae



Zeiri, A., Nel, A. & Garrouste, R. 2015. A new libelluloid family from the Eocene Green River Formation (Colorado, USA) (Odonata, Anisoptera). Zootaxa 4032(3): 290–296. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4032.3.4. Preview (PDF) Reference page.

Vernacular names
日本語: トンボ上科
中文: 蜻蜓總科

Libelluloidea is a superfamily of dragonflies.

A 2007 phylogenetic analysis suggests that this superfamily contains four families:[1]


Some authors include other families here, including Synthemistidae[2] and the monotypic Neopetaliidae.[3]

Ware, J., May, M., & Kjer, K. (2007). Phylogeny of the higher Libelluloidea (Anisoptera: Odonata): an exploration of the most speciose superfamily of dragonflies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45(1), 289-310.
Dijkstra, K. D. B., et al. (2013). The classification and diversity of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). In: Zhang, Z.-Q.(Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013). Zootaxa, 3703(1), 36-45.
Carle, F. L., Kjer, K. M., & May, M. L. (2008). Evolution of Odonata, with special reference to Coenagrionoidea (Zygoptera). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 66(1), 37-44.

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