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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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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
Spotting Chris79 1 0 Spotting
Common Redbolt Dragonfly SukanyaDatta 2 0 Common Redbolt Dragonfly
Halloween pennant Brian38 4 0 Halloween pennant
Ebony jewelwing Brian38 2 0 Ebony jewelwing
Russet-tipped Clubtail Brian38 2 0 Russet-tipped Clubtail
Eastern Pondhawk Brian38 1 0 Eastern Pondhawk
Eastern amberwing (male) Brian38 1 0 Eastern amberwing (male)
Green darner Brian38 1 0 Green darner
Double-spined Darner Francis Floe 2 0 Double-spined Darner
Double-spined Darner Francis Floe 1 0 Double-spined Darner
damselfly Ingrid3 1 0 damselfly
Emerald Damselfly arne.roysland 2 0 Emerald Damselfly
Common blue damselfly VivBraznell 2 0 Common blue damselfly
Broad-Bodied Chaser VivBraznell 1 0 Broad-Bodied Chaser
Ebony Jewelwing nejaynes 1 0 Ebony Jewelwing
dragonfly Ingrid3 1 0 dragonfly
Aztec Dancer tomk3886 2 0 Aztec Dancer
Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly GinniBaggettRadford 1 1 Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly
Broad-bodied Chaser Zlatan Celebic 3 0 Broad-bodied Chaser
Spotting Rithmini Dinhara 1 2 Spotting
Indian Rockdweller Rithmini Dinhara 2 0 Indian Rockdweller
Unidentified thewndrr 1 0 Unidentified
Damselfly SukanyaDatta 1 0 Damselfly
Widow Skimmer SargonR 1 0 Widow Skimmer
Eastern Pondhawk SargonR 0 0 Eastern Pondhawk
Banded Pennant SargonR 2 0 Banded Pennant
Slatty Skimmer tomk3886 6 1 Slatty Skimmer
Spotting SargonR 1 0 Spotting
Ebony Jewelwing SargonR 2 0 Ebony Jewelwing
American Rubyspot SargonR 4 0 American Rubyspot
Common picture wing, Male Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Common picture wing, Male
Slender Skimmer Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Slender Skimmer
Spotting Rubens Araujo 3 0 Spotting
Theodora Metalmark Rubens Araujo 3 0 Theodora Metalmark
Black-and-red Dragonfly Rubens Araujo 2 0 Black-and-red Dragonfly
Widow skimmer GinniBaggettRadford 5 0 Widow skimmer
Damselfly SukanyaDatta 0 0 Damselfly

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