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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 4,877 participants 12,044 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

Saffron-faced Blue Dart SharaN 1 2 Saffron-faced Blue Dart
Pacific forktail Brian38 1 0 Pacific forktail
Shining Gossamerwing Sachith Peiris 1 0 Shining Gossamerwing
Damselfly Eduardo Axel Recillas Bautista 4 1 Damselfly
Crimson-tailed Marsh Hawk Richard Ong 1 0 Crimson-tailed Marsh Hawk
Libélula (Dragonfly) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Dragonfly)
Australian Tiger (male) Neil Ross 2 0 Australian Tiger (male)
Vivid dancer Brian38 2 0 Vivid dancer
Libélula (Dragonfly) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Dragonfly)
Variable wisp arne.roysland 5 0 Variable wisp
Damselfly Ashutosh Dudhatra 2 0 Damselfly
Halloween Pennant LivanEscudero 2 0 Halloween Pennant
Helicopter Damselfly Jonathan Sequeira 6 1 Helicopter Damselfly
Dragonfly bikeusa2010 2 1 Dragonfly
Dragonfly bikeusa2010 1 0 Dragonfly
banded groundling KarenSaxton 0 0 banded groundling
Spotting ekbellinger 1 0 Spotting
Wandering Glider KarenSaxton 1 0 Wandering Glider
Mosaic Darner Machi 3 1 Mosaic Darner
American rubyspot Brian38 1 0 American rubyspot
Common Goldenring Malcolm Wilton-Jones 3 0 Common Goldenring
Carmine skimmer (male) Brian38 1 0 Carmine skimmer (male)
Black Stream Glider Richard Ong 3 0 Black Stream Glider
Variegated meadowhawk mating ornithoptera80 2 1 Variegated meadowhawk mating
Roseate skimmer (male) Brian38 7 1 Roseate skimmer (male)
Caballito del diablo (Damselfly) kozoga 1 0 Caballito del diablo (Damselfly)
Great Blue Skimmer Matthew Hammond 1 2 Great Blue Skimmer
Beautiful Demoiselle Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Beautiful Demoiselle
Russet-tipped Clubtail Matthew Hammond 2 0 Russet-tipped Clubtail
Autumn meadowhawk JimJohnson2 0 2 Autumn meadowhawk
Dragon Fly JimJohnson2 3 0 Dragon Fly
Spotting Jopy 3 1 Spotting
Libélula (Dragonfly) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Dragonfly)
Crimson Marsh Glider Dragonfly (male) SukanyaDatta 4 3 Crimson Marsh Glider Dragonfly (male)
Band-winged meadowhawk (female) Brian38 9 5 Band-winged meadowhawk (female)
Powdered Dancer (Male) Matthew Hammond 6 0 Powdered Dancer (Male)
Cherry-faced Meadowfly Greg Shchepanek 1 0 Cherry-faced Meadowfly
Beautiful Demoiselle Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Beautiful Demoiselle
Beautiful Demoiselle Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 2 Beautiful Demoiselle
Blue Damselfly Machi 2 0 Blue Damselfly
Ruddy Darter Zlatan Celebic 1 0 Ruddy Darter
Spotting DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 0 Spotting
Black-tailed Skimmer Gaia80 1 0 Black-tailed Skimmer
Blue-tailed Damselfly Gaia80 1 0 Blue-tailed Damselfly
Pygmy Dartlet Richard Ong 1 0 Pygmy Dartlet
Chalky Percher Richard Ong 1 0 Chalky Percher
African Bluetail Richard Ong 1 0 African Bluetail
Band-winged meadowhawk Brian38 4 2 Band-winged meadowhawk
Red-veined darter (Female) Pieter_vR 1 0 Red-veined darter (Female)
Northern bluet Brian38 1 0 Northern bluet

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SharaN Sachith Peiris SapoLocoCR Bittu Baidya
bikeusa2010 ornithoptera80 Mansi Matthew Hammond
Pieter_vR Grey Catsidhe Rocky Reviko T. Lembah Richard Ong
robert emond i_munasinghe Dawn Lopez-Garanzuay arne.roysland
Senda Kala remkinloch Tukup Michael Strydom
smaurizi Morton1905 Tardigradehunter Judy Watson
Life Is Like a Lime Stephen Wain Jamie Grant Oscar Neto
Odette.b DiegoAlfonsoRosa SaravanaRaja Suryo Suhono
creek Brian38 flowntheloop RachelBaker
renjus suzybousa RedRock KimFgr
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