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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 4,850 participants 11,899 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

Recent Spottings

Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 3 Red-veined Darter
Golden-ringed dragonfly; Libélula tigre arlanda 2 0 Golden-ringed dragonfly; Libélula tigre
Epaulet Skimmer Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Epaulet Skimmer
Red-veined Dropwing Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Red-veined Dropwing
Unknown spotting Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Unknown spotting
Caballitos del diablo (Willow emerald damselfly) kozoga 5 0 Caballitos del diablo (Willow emerald damselfly)
Unknown spotting Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Unknown spotting
Libélula (Large pincertail) kozoga 4 0 Libélula (Large pincertail)
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonflies (mating pair) Brian38 2 0 Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonflies (mating pair)
Russet-tipped Clubtail Brian38 2 0 Russet-tipped Clubtail
Eastern pondhawk (male) Brian38 1 0 Eastern pondhawk (male)
Tiger Spiketail ForestDragon 1 0 Tiger Spiketail
Widow skimmer (male) Brian38 4 0 Widow skimmer (male)
Damselfly, Willow Emerald Stephen Wain 1 0 Damselfly, Willow Emerald
Eastern amberwing Brian38 3 0 Eastern amberwing
Orange-winged Dropwing Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Orange-winged Dropwing
Common Whitetail Brian38 1 0 Common Whitetail
Ebony jewelwing (female) Brian38 2 0 Ebony jewelwing (female)
Dragonfly SukanyaDatta 2 0 Dragonfly
Dragonfly SukanyaDatta 1 0 Dragonfly
Prince Baskettail momsavang 1 0 Prince Baskettail
Twelve-spotted Skimmer MelindaKiser 2 0 Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Blue Dasher CindyBinghamKeiser 5 1 Blue Dasher
Blue Marsh Hawk Stephen Wain 4 0 Blue Marsh Hawk
Saddlebag Glider StephenWain 2 0 Saddlebag Glider
Eight-spotted skimmer Brian38 4 0 Eight-spotted skimmer
Hudsonian whiteface Brian38 2 0 Hudsonian whiteface
Blue featherleg Alex C. 2 0 Blue featherleg
Eastern Pondhawk Life Is Like a Lime 1 0 Eastern Pondhawk
Blue-tailed Damselfly Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Blue-tailed Damselfly
Four-spotted Skimmer Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Four-spotted Skimmer
Black-tailed Skimmer Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Black-tailed Skimmer
Banded demoiselle DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Banded demoiselle
Libélula (Red-veined darter) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Red-veined darter)
Damselfly (m) StephenWain 1 0 Damselfly (m)
Beautiful Demoiselle Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Beautiful Demoiselle
Beautiful demoiselle Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Beautiful demoiselle
Banded demoiselle Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Banded demoiselle
Tropical King Skimmer Oscar Neto 1 0 Tropical King Skimmer
Micrathyria hypodidyma DiegoAlfonsoRosa 1 0 Micrathyria hypodidyma
Rhionaeschna confusa DiegoAlfonsoRosa 1 0 Rhionaeschna confusa
Black Pondhawk DiegoAlfonsoRosa 1 0 Black Pondhawk
Boreal bluet Brian38 2 0 Boreal bluet
Blue Dasher Christine Y. 5 0 Blue Dasher
Unknown spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 1 0 Unknown spotting
Blue-tailed damselfly Dijana Serhatlic 3 0 Blue-tailed damselfly
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

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