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Anaciaeschna isosceles
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Infraorder: Anisoptera
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Anaciaeschna
Selys, 1878

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

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


The genus Anaciaeschna includes the following species:

  • Anaciaeschna donaldi Fraser, 1922
  • Anaciaeschna (Aeshna) isosceles (Müller, 1767) – green-eyed hawker, Norfolk hawker
  • Anaciaeschna jaspidea (Burmeister, 1839) – Australasian duskhawker
  • 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
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