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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

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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-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Red-veined Darter
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Eastern Pondhawk Machi 1 0 Eastern Pondhawk
Libélula (Long skimmer) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Long skimmer)
Saddlebags Dragonfly Machi 2 0 Saddlebags Dragonfly
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Libélula (Violet dropwing) kozoga 1 0 Libélula (Violet dropwing)
Broad Scarlet Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Broad Scarlet
Common Flangetail Paul Davis 1 0 Common Flangetail
Yellow-striped Flutterer Paul Davis 1 1 Yellow-striped Flutterer
Eastern Amberwing ♂ Machi 4 0 Eastern Amberwing ♂
Southern Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Southern Darter
Twelve-spotted Skimmer Jason Alexander 2 0 Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Golden-winged Skimmer Machi 2 1 Golden-winged Skimmer
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Broad Scarlet Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Broad Scarlet
Great Pondhawk LivanEscudero 2 0 Great Pondhawk
Meadowhawk Christine Y. 2 1 Meadowhawk
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 2 Red-veined Darter
Coastal Evening Darner AJ Arruda 1 1 Coastal Evening Darner
Blue Dasher Christine Y. 3 0 Blue Dasher
Lancet Clubtail Christine Y. 1 5 Lancet Clubtail
Eastern Amberwing Machi 2 0 Eastern Amberwing
Familiar Bluet female ForestDragon 1 0 Familiar Bluet female
Blue Dasher Machi 6 0 Blue Dasher
Red-veined Darter InêsVeloso 3 0 Red-veined Darter
Eastern Pondhawk Machi 1 0 Eastern Pondhawk
Migrant Spreadwing Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Migrant Spreadwing
Rambur's Forktail Machi 1 0 Rambur's Forktail
Rhionaeschna planaltica DiegoAlfonsoRosa 1 0 Rhionaeschna planaltica
Copper Demoiselle InêsVeloso 5 1 Copper Demoiselle
Migrant Spreadwing Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 1 Migrant Spreadwing
Unknown Damselfly female ForestDragon 1 0 Unknown Damselfly female
Interrupted Threadtail JordiPrats 1 0 Interrupted Threadtail
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 2 0 Red-veined Darter
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Keeled Skimmer; Libélula azul arlanda 2 0 Keeled Skimmer; Libélula azul
Common Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Common Darter
Willow Emerald Damselfly arlanda 2 0 Willow Emerald Damselfly
Varigated Medowhawk Dragonfly AlbertKang 1 0 Varigated Medowhawk Dragonfly
Orange-winged Dropwing Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Orange-winged Dropwing
Needham's Skimmer (male) LivanEscudero 1 0 Needham's Skimmer (male)
Unknown spotting PutkovAlexander 1 1 Unknown spotting
Red-veined Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Red-veined Darter
Migrant Hawker Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Migrant Hawker
Black-tailed Skimmer Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Black-tailed Skimmer
Common Darter Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Common Darter
Orange-winged Dropwing Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Orange-winged Dropwing
Epaulet Skimmer Malcolm Wilton-Jones 1 0 Epaulet Skimmer
Dragonfly SukanyaDatta 1 2 Dragonfly

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