Table 1

Species richnesses of extant families

Family

Species described

Family

Species described


Aeshnidae

441

Isostictidae

45

Amphipterygidae

12

Lestidae

152

Austropetaliidae

12

Lestoideidae

14

Calopterygidae

176

Libellulidae

986

Chlorocyphidae

151

Lindeniidae

32

Chlorogomphidae

45

Macromiidae

123

Chlorolestidae

35

Megapodagrionidae

193

Coenagrionidae

1121

Neopetaliidae

1

Cordulegastridae

51

Perilestidae

19

Cordulephyidae

5

Petaluridae

12

Corduliidae

244

Platycnemididae

227

Dicteriadidae

2

Platystictidae

214

Epallagidae

69

Polythoridae

59

Epiophlebiidae

2

Protoneuridae

259

Gomphidae

923

Pseudolestidae

1

Hemiphlebiidae

1

Pseudostigmatidae

19

Hypolestidae

116

Synthemistdae

43


Davis et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:252   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-252

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