Anisoptera

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Noun1.Anisoptera - dragonfliesAnisoptera - dragonflies        
animal order - the order of animals
Odonata, order Odonata - dragonflies and damselflies
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Currently, the order is composed about of 6,230 species (3140 zygopterans and 3086 anisopterans), 671 genera distributed into 40 families (Schorr & Paulson, 2017).
oenea; while in the second group the anisopterans Macrothemis pseudimitans and Erpetogomphus elaps were dominant.
Less abundant although still frequent are insects that exhibit morphological aquatic adaptations for locomotion or feeding strategies, such as coptoclavid coleopterans, chresmodids, dipterans larvae, odonates, anisopterans (see Fregenal-Martinez et al, 2007 for a summary).