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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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Orange marsh dart maradithayamb 2 0 Orange marsh dart
Fulvous forest skimmer maradithayamb 1 0 Fulvous forest skimmer
Wandering Glider dragonfly drpadhiyar23 2 0 Wandering Glider dragonfly
Pale-spotted Emperor drpadhiyar23 2 0 Pale-spotted Emperor
Fulvous Forest Skimmer (male) maradithayamb 2 0 Fulvous Forest Skimmer (male)
Damselfly drpadhiyar23 3 0 Damselfly
Coromandel Marsh Dart drpadhiyar23 1 0 Coromandel Marsh Dart
Pied Paddy Skimmer drpadhiyar23 1 0 Pied Paddy Skimmer
Asiatic blood tail maradithayamb 3 0 Asiatic blood tail
Broad-bodied Chaser Mauron 5 1 Broad-bodied Chaser
Spotting Georgina3 1 0 Spotting
Chalky percher Nicole_Koshy 3 0 Chalky percher
golden dartlet maradithayamb 1 0 golden dartlet
Crimson Marsh Glider Nicole61 2 0 Crimson Marsh Glider
Blue dasher (male) maradithayamb 4 2 Blue dasher (male)
pied paddy skimmer (male) maradithayamb 2 0 pied paddy skimmer (male)
Spotting Georgina3 2 0 Spotting
Ischnura rubilia (golden dartlet) sunshinejanani 1 0 Ischnura rubilia (golden dartlet)
Giant Green Darner DeathShadeSally 4 0 Giant Green Darner
Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly tomk3886 1 0 Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly
Ebony Jewelwing tomk3886 1 0 Ebony Jewelwing
Caballito azul (Common bluet) kozoga 3 0 Caballito azul (Common bluet)
Dragonfly SukanyaDatta 1 1 Dragonfly
Chalky Percher Richard Ong 3 0 Chalky Percher
Ditch Jewel Deny 1 0 Ditch Jewel
Euphaea lara ssp. lombokensis Deny 2 0 Euphaea lara ssp. lombokensis
Orange-tailed Marsh Dart PampaMistri 2 0 Orange-tailed Marsh Dart
Black Torrent Dart PampaMistri 2 1 Black Torrent Dart
Carmine skimmer (female) Brian38 1 0 Carmine skimmer (female)
Blue Ground Skimmer PampaMistri 1 0 Blue Ground Skimmer
Green Marsh Hawk PampaMistri 1 0 Green Marsh Hawk
Scarlet skimmer Deny 6 1 Scarlet skimmer
Carmine Skimmer Chris79 1 1 Carmine Skimmer
Chalky percher Deny 2 1 Chalky percher
Pseudagrion p. declaratum Deny 1 0 Pseudagrion p. declaratum
Dragonfly Chris79 1 0 Dragonfly
Tropical Berlandii drepanostc Deny 7 3 Tropical Berlandii drepanostc
Spotting VivBraznell 1 2 Spotting
Vagrant darter arne.roysland 1 0 Vagrant darter
Pseudagrion pilidorsum ssp. declaratum Deny 3 1 Pseudagrion pilidorsum ssp. declaratum
Spotting Deny 2 0 Spotting
Libelinha Caloptérix-Azul Claudio Marques 1 0 Libelinha Caloptérix-Azul
Ruddy darter arne.roysland 5 0 Ruddy darter
Spotting Trajon 0 0 Spotting
Scarlet Skimmer Deny 14 5 Scarlet Skimmer
Coral Tailed Cloud Wing Deny 7 1 Coral Tailed Cloud Wing
Roseate Skimmer Deb10 3 0 Roseate Skimmer
Black Marshdart Damselfly (female) SukanyaDatta 1 0 Black Marshdart Damselfly (female)
Pruinosed Dartlet Deny 1 0 Pruinosed Dartlet
Pruinosed Dartlet Deny 8 3 Pruinosed Dartlet

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