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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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Fragile Forktail tomk3886 1 0 Fragile Forktail
Taper-tailed Darner tomk3886 1 0 Taper-tailed Darner
Slaty skimmer (male) Brian38 1 0 Slaty skimmer (male)
Common whitetail (male) Brian38 1 0 Common whitetail (male)
Eastern forktail Brian38 2 0 Eastern forktail
Spangled skimmer (female) Brian38 1 0 Spangled skimmer (female)
Eastern Amberwing tomk3886 2 0 Eastern Amberwing
Bluet Damselfly tomk3886 1 1 Bluet Damselfly
Straight-edged Red Parasol John B. 2 2 Straight-edged Red Parasol
Green Skimmer John B. 1 0 Green Skimmer
Chalky Percher John B. 1 0 Chalky Percher
Green Skimmer John B. 2 0 Green Skimmer
Green Skimmer John B. 2 0 Green Skimmer
Fragile Forktail Damesel Fly tomk3886 1 0 Fragile Forktail Damesel Fly
Halloween pennant Brian38 4 0 Halloween pennant
Banded pennant Brian38 2 0 Banded pennant
Widow skimmer Brian38 1 0 Widow skimmer
Calico pennant Brian38 1 0 Calico pennant
Springwater dancer Brian38 1 0 Springwater dancer
Dusky dancer Brian38 1 0 Dusky dancer
Dance Dropwing ArisL 2 0 Dance Dropwing
Black Darter arne.roysland 4 0 Black Darter
Damselfly Francis Floe 2 0 Damselfly
Spotting LeonardoMB 1 0 Spotting
Small Whiteface arne.roysland 4 0 Small Whiteface
Red-eyed Damselfly arne.roysland 1 0 Red-eyed Damselfly
Large Red Damselfly arne.roysland 1 0 Large Red Damselfly
Northern White-faced Darter arne.roysland 1 0 Northern White-faced Darter
Halloween Pennant LivanEscudero 1 0 Halloween Pennant
Bladetail thewndrr 1 0 Bladetail
Yellow-tailed Ashy Skimmer, female Võ Anh Tuấn 1 0 Yellow-tailed Ashy Skimmer, female
Beautiful Demoiselle thewndrr 2 5 Beautiful Demoiselle
Lilypad Forktail LivanEscudero 3 3 Lilypad Forktail
Ditch jewel, male Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Ditch jewel, male
Lilypad Forktail LivanEscudero 1 0 Lilypad Forktail
Black-tipped percher, male Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Black-tipped percher, male
Dingy Dusk Darter Võ Anh Tuấn 3 0 Dingy Dusk Darter
Common parasol Olivia Chee 1 0 Common parasol
Coral Tailed Cloud Wing, Male Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Coral Tailed Cloud Wing, Male
crimson-tailed marsh hawk RudraDey 1 0 crimson-tailed marsh hawk
Libélula (Band-winged dragonlet) kozoga 4 0 Libélula (Band-winged dragonlet)
Libélula (Band-winged dragonlet) kozoga 3 1 Libélula (Band-winged dragonlet)
Libélula (Scarlet skimmer) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Scarlet skimmer)
Eastern Pondhawk tomk3886 0 9 Eastern Pondhawk
Long-tailed Skimmer tomk3886 1 0 Long-tailed Skimmer
Libélula (Keeled skimmer) kozoga 2 0 Libélula (Keeled skimmer)
Caballito del diablo (Damsefly) kozoga 1 0 Caballito del diablo (Damsefly)
Libélula (Keeled skimmer) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Keeled skimmer)
Flame skimmer (female) Brian38 1 0 Flame skimmer (female)
Blue Dasher tomk3886 1 0 Blue Dasher

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