There is 1 genera and 4 species in the southern African region.
- Colourful and easily identified by colour only.
- Females differ from males abdomen colour and pattern and thorax colour (Orange Emperor).
The following steps are recommended as an aid to identifying this family.
- Appendages (between male and female within the species)
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|Blue Emperor Anax imperator||Black Emperor Anax tristis|
|Vagrant Emperor Anax Epphippiger||Orange Emperor Anax speratus|