Dragonflies of Ireland - Latin names

PRONUNCIATION OF LATIN AND GREEK NAMES

This is based on the table provided in Longfield (1937). The accented syllable of each word is italicised.

aeneaee-nee-ah
Aeshnaee-shnah
Aeshnidaeeesh-nee-dee
AgriidaeAg-ree-ee-dee
arcticaark-tee-cah
Brachytronbra-kye-tron
boltoniibowl-tone-ee-eye
Calopteryxcal-op-ter-ricks
cancellatumcan-sell-a-tum
Coenagriidaesee-nay-gree-ee-dee
Coenagrionsee-nay-gree-on
coerulescensserroo-lessenns
Cordulegastercore-dew-lee-gas-tur
Cordulegasteridaecore-dew-lee-gas-terry-dee
Corduliacore-dew-lee-ah
Corduliidaecore-dew-lee-ee-dee
cyaneasigh-a-nee-ah
cyathigerumsigh-a-thidge-ur-um
danaedan-ee
depressade-press-ah
dryasdry-ass
eleganselly-ganns
Enallagmaenn-al-lag-mah
ephippigereff-ip-iger
flaveolumflay-vee-o-lum
fonscolombiifonns-col-omb-ee-eye
fulvaful-vah
grandisgran-diss
Gomphidaegomm-fee-dee
Gomphusgomm-fuss
Hemianaxhem-ee-a-nax
Ischnuraish-nure-rah
junceajunn-see-ah
Lestesless-tees
Lestidaeless-tee-dee
Libellulalib-ell-u-lah
Libellulidaelib-ell-u-lee-dee
lunulatumloon-u-la-tum
nymphulanim-few-lah
OdonataO-doe-nay-tah
Orthetrumor-theet-rum
pratensepra-tense-ee
puellapoo-ell-ah
pulchellumpull-kell-um
pumiliopoo-mill-ee-o
Pyrrhosomapirro-so-mah
quadrimaculataquad-ree-mack-u-lay-tah
sanguineumsan-guin-ee-um
Somatochloraso-matto-clor-ah
splendenssplen-dens
sponsasponn-sah
striolatumstree-o-lay-tum
Sympetrumsip-pete-rum
virgoveer-go
vulgatissimusvull-gar-tissy-muss

Nelson, B., Thompson, R. & Morrow, C., 2000 (September 14). [In] DragonflyIreland http://www.ulstermuseum.org.uk/dragonflyireland/
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