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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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Red-tipped Shadefly Võ Anh Tuấn 3 0 Red-tipped Shadefly
Variegated Meadowhawk CindyBinghamKeiser 4 0 Variegated Meadowhawk
Ditch Jewel Võ Anh Tuấn 3 2 Ditch Jewel
Dancing Dropwing Rithmini Dinhara 4 0 Dancing Dropwing
Indian Rockdweller Rithmini Dinhara 4 0 Indian Rockdweller
Pruinosed Bloodtail (Male) Rithmini Dinhara 3 0 Pruinosed Bloodtail (Male)
Spotting Rithmini Dinhara 3 4 Spotting
Blue Pursuer Rithmini Dinhara 3 0 Blue Pursuer
Scarlet Marsh Hawk, male Võ Anh Tuấn 1 0 Scarlet Marsh Hawk, male
Rufous marsh glider, female Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Rufous marsh glider, female
Foggy-winged Twister (Male) Rithmini Dinhara 2 0 Foggy-winged Twister (Male)
Red Grasshawk, Female Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Red Grasshawk, Female
Rufous marsh glider Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Rufous marsh glider
Oriental Blue Dasher Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Oriental Blue Dasher
Oriental Blue Dasher Võ Anh Tuấn 2 2 Oriental Blue Dasher
Slender Skimmer Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Slender Skimmer
Julia Skimmer Zlatan Celebic 3 0 Julia Skimmer
Scarlet Dragonfly Zlatan Celebic 2 0 Scarlet Dragonfly
Oriental Blue Dasher, Female Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Oriental Blue Dasher, Female
Straight-edge red parasol arne.roysland 3 0 Straight-edge red parasol
Straight-edge red parasol arne.roysland 3 0 Straight-edge red parasol
Ground skimmer arne.roysland 1 0 Ground skimmer
Marsh dancer Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Marsh dancer
Pied Parasol - male Rithmini Dinhara 2 0 Pied Parasol - male
Dingy Duskflyer (Female) Rithmini Dinhara 3 0 Dingy Duskflyer (Female)
Sri Lanka Orange-faced Sprite Rithmini Dinhara 2 0 Sri Lanka Orange-faced Sprite
Stripe-headed Threadtail Rithmini Dinhara 2 1 Stripe-headed Threadtail
Common bluetail arne.roysland 1 0 Common bluetail
Libélula de vientre plano (broad-bodied chaser) kozoga 1 0 Libélula de vientre plano (broad-bodied chaser)
Spotting thewndrr 1 0 Spotting
Green skimmer arne.roysland 1 0 Green skimmer
Common darter ♀ Jae 1 0 Common darter ♀
Caballito (Small red damselfly) kozoga 2 0 Caballito (Small red damselfly)
Asilinae sunshinejanani 1 0 Asilinae
Red Grasshawk Võ Anh Tuấn 3 2 Red Grasshawk
Flame Skimmer tomk3886 2 0 Flame Skimmer
Libélula (Dragonfly) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Dragonfly)
Blue Dasher (female) momsavang 2 0 Blue Dasher (female)
Spotting Zlatan Celebic 4 0 Spotting
chalky percher drpadhiyar23 3 0 chalky percher
Coromandel Marsh Dart drpadhiyar23 2 0 Coromandel Marsh Dart
Chalky Percher drpadhiyar23 1 0 Chalky Percher
Crimson Dropwing drpadhiyar23 1 0 Crimson Dropwing
Sanddragon tomk3886 1 0 Sanddragon
Caballito del diablo (Goblet-marked damselfly) kozoga 2 0 Caballito del diablo (Goblet-marked damselfly)
Widow Skimmer (Male) momsavang 4 3 Widow Skimmer (Male)
Ditch Jewel Dragonfly drpadhiyar23 3 0 Ditch Jewel Dragonfly
Chalky Percher Dragonfly drpadhiyar23 3 0 Chalky Percher Dragonfly
Three Striped Blue Dart drpadhiyar23 2 0 Three Striped Blue Dart
Chalky Percher Dragonfly drpadhiyar23 2 0 Chalky Percher Dragonfly

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