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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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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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Vagrant Emperor Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Vagrant Emperor
Pacific Spiketail Noahs Ark 1 2 Pacific Spiketail
Vagrant Emperor Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Vagrant Emperor
Caballito del diablo (Common winter damselfly) kozoga 2 0 Caballito del diablo (Common winter damselfly)
Caballito del diablo (Large red damselfly) kozoga 2 1 Caballito del diablo (Large red damselfly)
Unknown spotting Sushil Thomas David 1 0 Unknown spotting
Rosy Skimmer (male) armadeus.4 4 2 Rosy Skimmer (male)
Unknown spotting Pixie 1 0 Unknown spotting
Blue Dasher Paul Davis 3 0 Blue Dasher
Vagrant Emperor Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Vagrant Emperor
Russet Percher Paul Davis 1 0 Russet Percher
Slender Skimmer Paul Davis 1 0 Slender Skimmer
Ground Skimmer Paul Davis 1 0 Ground Skimmer
Caballito del diablo (Common winter damselfly) kozoga 1 0 Caballito del diablo (Common winter damselfly)
Blue-tailed Damselfly KostasZontanos 4 0 Blue-tailed Damselfly
Unknown spotting Machi 3 0 Unknown spotting
Beautiful demoiselle male Marta RubioTexeira 6 1 Beautiful demoiselle male
Scarce Chaser male Marta RubioTexeira 2 0 Scarce Chaser male
Damselfly SargonR 1 0 Damselfly
Scarce Chaser female Marta RubioTexeira 1 0 Scarce Chaser female
Halloween Pennant Polilla 5 0 Halloween Pennant
Western demoiselle; arlanda 12 4 Western demoiselle;
White Featherleg; Patiblanco arlanda 4 4 White Featherleg; Patiblanco
Willow Emerald Damselfly arlanda 3 0 Willow Emerald Damselfly
Blue Morpho doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Blue Morpho
Southern skimmer MarcelvanderSluis 2 0 Southern skimmer
Beautiful demoiselle MarcelvanderSluis 4 0 Beautiful demoiselle
Vagrant darter MarcelvanderSluis 1 0 Vagrant darter
Blue-tailed damselfly MarcelvanderSluis 1 0 Blue-tailed damselfly
Unknown spotting Novembre 1 0 Unknown spotting
Widow Skimmer (Female) Joseph R. Godreau 1 0 Widow Skimmer (Female)
Blue riverdamsel JordiPrats 9 0 Blue riverdamsel
Common blue damselfly; Caballito del diablo común azul arlanda 2 0 Common blue damselfly; Caballito del diablo común azul
Dragonfly Nymph Exuvia JordiPrats 1 0 Dragonfly Nymph Exuvia
Blue riverdamsel JordiPrats 1 0 Blue riverdamsel
dragonfly KarenSaxton 1 0 dragonfly
Unknown spotting armadeus.4 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 2 1 Unknown spotting
Small Blue; Duende oscuro arlanda 6 2 Small Blue; Duende oscuro
Unknown spotting Les Catchick 2 0 Unknown spotting
Beautiful Demoiselle, caballito del diablo azul arlanda 6 2 Beautiful Demoiselle, caballito del diablo azul
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 5 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 Unknown spotting
damselfly Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 damselfly
damslefly Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 damslefly
damselfly Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 1 0 damselfly
Dark-winged Skimmer EduardoFrick 6 0 Dark-winged Skimmer
Damselfly LindaAlisto 15 4 Damselfly
Metallic Ringtail Damselfly BrettKelly 10 12 Metallic Ringtail Damselfly

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