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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Share your photos of dragonflies and damselflies from around the world. Add descriptive habitat and behavior notes. We are especially interested in documenting swarm behavior which peeks in North America from July to September. Sign in to join mission

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
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peter

Website 4,845 participants 11,827 spottings

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 described species, these speedy and colorful Odonates are fascinating to study. Help us collect more information about these interesting insects, their behavior, and the habitats in which they are found. Join the Dragonflies and Damselflies of the World mission today!

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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Blue Dasher Christine Y. 4 0 Blue Dasher
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 1 Unknown spotting
Slender Skimmer or Green Marsh Hawk LeanneGardner 1 0 Slender Skimmer or Green Marsh Hawk
Widow Skimmer MelindaKiser 1 0 Widow Skimmer
Celeste Wedgetail / Donzelinha Oscar Neto 1 0 Celeste Wedgetail / Donzelinha
Southern Hawker RikMartin 1 0 Southern Hawker
Blue-tailed damselfly Dijana Serhatlic 2 0 Blue-tailed damselfly
Four-spotted Skimmer Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Four-spotted Skimmer
Hudsonian Whiteface Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Hudsonian Whiteface
Broad-bodied Chaser Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Broad-bodied Chaser
Unknown spotting Marek Koszorek 1 0 Unknown spotting
Azure Damselfly Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Azure Damselfly
Eight-spotted skimmer Brian38 4 2 Eight-spotted skimmer
Cardinal Meadowhawk Brian38 1 0 Cardinal Meadowhawk
Blue featherleg Alex C. 1 0 Blue featherleg
River clubtail Alex C. 1 0 River clubtail
White-tailed skimmer Alex C. 2 0 White-tailed skimmer
Azure damselfly drstephen 3 0 Azure damselfly
Broad-bodied Chaser / Darter drstephen 3 0 Broad-bodied Chaser / Darter
Common whitetail Brian38 8 0 Common whitetail
Dot-tailed whiteface Brian38 3 0 Dot-tailed whiteface
Western pondhawk Brian38 1 0 Western pondhawk
Four-spotted Chaser Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Four-spotted Chaser
Green Marsh Hawk Dragonfly LeanneGardner 1 0 Green Marsh Hawk Dragonfly
Straight-edged Red Parasol LeanneGardner 4 0 Straight-edged Red Parasol
Water Prince Neil Ross 3 0 Water Prince
Orange Threadtail Neil Ross 2 3 Orange Threadtail
Eastern Amberwing momsavang 1 0 Eastern Amberwing
Common Clubtail Arun 5 3 Common Clubtail
Micrathyria hypodidyma DiegoAlfonsoRosa 1 0 Micrathyria hypodidyma
Desert Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Desert Darter
Southern Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Southern Darter
Southern Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Southern Darter
Epaulet Skimmer Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Epaulet Skimmer
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Red-veined Darter
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 4 0 Red-veined Darter
Dragonlet / Libelinha Oscar Neto 3 1 Dragonlet / Libelinha
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
slender skimmer JordiPrats 3 3 slender skimmer
Band-winged Meadowhawk LuckyLogan 3 1 Band-winged Meadowhawk
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Red-veined Darter
Libélula (Violet dropwing) kozoga 2 1 Libélula (Violet dropwing)
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Copper Demoiselle Malcolm Wilton-Jones 3 0 Copper Demoiselle
Copper Demoiselle Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Copper Demoiselle
Migrant Hawker Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 3 Migrant Hawker
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Migrant Hawker Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Migrant Hawker
Unknown spotting Zlatan Celebic 3 0 Unknown spotting

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