suborder Anisoptera

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Related to suborder Anisoptera: damselfly, Aeshnidae, Dragonfly nymph
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Noun1.suborder Anisoptera - dragonfliessuborder Anisoptera - dragonflies        
animal order - the order of animals
Odonata, order Odonata - dragonflies and damselflies
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The Odonata fauna of the suborder Anisoptera registered in the Iguatemi River basin (25 genera) represented 68.0% of all genera recorded for the Mato Grosso do Sul State, revealing that this basin contains a relatively rich fauna of this group.
A total of 12 species were found in the sampled area, 8 species are in the suborder Anisoptera, and four belong to Zygoptera (Table 1).
True dragonflies belong to the suborder Anisoptera, while damselflies belong to the suborder Zygoptera.