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Dragonflies & Damselflies of Mexico

Dragonflies & Damselflies of Germany

 

Dragonflies & Damselflies of Namibia


Dragonflies & Damselflies of North America

Damselflies

Dragonflies


Family
Calopterygidae
River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis) photos added 1/18/20 
Superb Jewelwing (Calopteryx amata)
Appalachian Jewelwing (Calopteryx angustipennis) photos added 1/19/20 
Sparkling Jewelwing (Calopteryx dimidiata) photos added 1/19/20 
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)     photos added 1/19/20 
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Smoky Rubyspot (Hetaerina titia)  
Canyon Rubyspot (Hetaerina vulnerata)
 


Family Lestidae

California Spreadwing (Archilestes californicus)

Great Spreadwing (Archilestes grandis)
Plateau Spreadwing (Lestes alacer)
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes congener)
Northern Spreadwing (Lestes disjunctus) 
Emerald Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Sweetflag Spreadwing (Lestes forcipatus)  
Rainpool Spreadwing (Lestes forficula)  
Elegant Spreadwing (Lestes inaequalis)  
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)  
Chalky Spreadwing (Lestes sigma)
Black Spreadwing (Lestes stultus)

Blue-striped Spreadwing (Lestes tenuatus)
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)
Carolina Spreadwing (Lestes vidua)
 
Swamp Spreadwing (Lestes vigilax)
 photos added 1/19/20



Family Coenagrionidae
Mexican Wedgetail (Acanthagrion quadratum)
Western Red Damsel (Amphiagrion abbreviatum)

Eastern Red Damsel (Amphiagrion saucium)
Black-and-white Damsel (Apanisagrion lais)
California Dancer (Argia agrioides)
photos added 1/18/20 
Paiute Dancer (Argia alberta)
 
Cerulean Dancer (Argia anceps)
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
    photos added 1/20/20
Comanche Dancer (Argia barretti) 
Seepage Dancer (Argia bipunctulata) photos added 1/19/20
Coppery Dancer (Argia cuprea)  
Emma's Dancer (Argia emma)  photos added 1/18/20 
Spine-tipped Dancer (Argia extranea)
Variable [Smoky-winged] Dancer (Argia fumipennis fumipennis) photos added 1/19/20
Variable [Black] Dancer (Argia fumipennis atra) photos added 1/20/20
Variable [Violet] Dancer (Argia fumipennis violacea) photos added 1/19/20 
Harkness's Dancer (Argia harknessi)
Lavender Dancer (Argia hinei)
 
Kiowa Dancer (Argia immunda)
Sierra Madre Dancer (Argia lacrimans)  
Leonora's Dancer (Argia leonorae) 
Sooty Dancer (Argia lugens)    
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta) 
Apache Dancer (Argia munda)  
Aztec Dancer (Argia nahuana)    photos added 1/20/20
Bluepoint Dancer (Argia oculata)  
Fiery-eyed Dancer (Argia oenea)
Amethyst Dancer (Argia pallens)
Pima Dancer (Argia pima)
Springwater Dancer (Argia plana)
Golden-winged Dancer (Argia rhoadsi)
Sabino Dancer (Argia sabino)
Blue-ringed Dancer (Argia sedula) photos added 1/19/20
Tarascan Dancer (Argia tarascana)
Tezpi Dancer (Argia tezpi)
Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis) photos added 1/19/20
Tonto Dancer (Argia tonto)  
Dusky Dancer (Argia translata)
Vivid Dancer (Argia vivida)  photos added 1/18/20 
Aurora Damsel (Chromagrion conditum) 
Prairie Bluet (Coenagrion angulatum)
Subarctic Bluet (Coenagrion interrogatum)
Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
River Bluet (Enallagma anna) photos added 1/18/20 
Northern Bluet (Enallagma annexum)   photos added 1/18/20  
Rainbow Bluet (Enallagma antennatum)  
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)  
Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens) 
Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
Purple Bluet (Enallagma cardenium)
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum) photos added 1/18/20 
Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)    
Alkali Bluet (Enallagma clausum)
Cherry Bluet (Enallagma concisum)  
Attenuated Bluet (Enallagma daeckii)   
Sandhill Bluet (Enallagma davisi)
Turquoise Bluet (Enallagma divagans)  photos added 1/19/20 
Atlantic Bluet (Enallagma doubledayi)
Burgundy Bluet (Enallagma dubium)  
Big Bluet (Enallagma durum)   photos added 1/19/20
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans) photos added 1/19/20 
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)

Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
New England Bluet (Enallagma laterale)
Little Bluet (Enallagma minisculum)

Neotropical Bluet (Enallagma novaehispaniae)
Pale Bluet (Enallagma pallidum)
Scarlet Bluet (Enallagma pictum)
Florida Bluet (Enallagma pollutum)
Arroyo Bluet (Enallagma praevarum)
Claw-tipped Bluet (Enallagma semicirculare)
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
 
Golden Bluet (Enallagma sulcatum)
   
Slender Bluet (Enallagma traviatum)
 photos added 1/19/20 
Vesper Bluet (Enallagma vesperum)
 
Blackwater Bluet (Enallagma weewa)
 
Painted Damsel (Hesperagrion heterodoxum)

Desert Forktail (Ischnura barberi)
   photos added 1/18/20  
Pacific Forktail (Ischnura cervula)
 photos added 1/18/20  
Plains Forktail (Ischnura damula) 

Mexican Forktail (Ischnura demorsa) 

Black-fronted Forktail (Ischnura denticolis)    photos added 1/20/20
Swift Forktail (Ischnura erratica)
Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)
Lilypad Forktail (Ischnura kellicotti)
 
Western Forktail (Ischnura perparva)
photos added 1/18/20 
Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita)   
Furtive Forktail (Ischnura prognata)
Rambur's Forktail (Ischnura ramburii) photos added 1/19/20
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)  
Lucifer Swampdamsel (Leptobasis lucifer)
Cream-tipped Swampdamsel (Leptobasis melinogaster)
 
Red-tipped Swampdamsel (Leptobasis vacillans)  
Sphagnum Sprite (Nehalennia gracilis)  
Southern Sprite (Nehalennia integricollis)
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Everglades Sprite (Nehalennia pallidula)
Caribbean Yellowface (Neoerythromma cultellatum)  
Duckweed Firetail (Telebasis byersi)  
Marsh Firetail (Telebasis digiticollis)
Desert Firetail (Telebasis salva)



Family Platystictidae
Desert Shadowdamsel (Palaemnema domina)



Family Protoneuridae
Coral-fronted Threadtail (Neoneura aaroni)  
Amelia's Threadtail (Neoneura amelia)  
Orange-striped Threadtail (Protoneura cara)

 


Family Petaluridae
Gray Petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi)   photos added 1/20/20 
Black Petaltail (Tanypteryx hageni)



Family Aeshnidae
Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)
Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta) 
Lake Darner (Aeshna eremita)      
Variable Darner (Aeshna interrupta)  photos added 1/18/20 
Sedge Darner (Aeshna juncea)
Paddle-tailed Darner (Aeshna palmata)
 
Persephone's Darner (Aeshna persephone)
Azure Darner (Aeshna septentrionalis)
Zigzag Darner (Aeshna sitchensis)

Subarctic Darner (Aeshna subarctica)
Black-tipped Darner (Aeshna tuberculifera)  
Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
Green-striped Darner (Aeshna verticalis)
Amazon Darner (Anax amazili)
Blue-spotted Comet Darner (Anax concolor)
Comet Darner (Anax longipes)  photos added 1/20/20
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Giant Darner (Anax walsinghami)    
Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata)
Ocellated Darner (Boyeria grafiana)
Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa)  
Blue-faced Darner (Coryphaeschna adnexa)   
Icarus Darner (Coryphaeshna apeora)  
Regal Darner (Coryphaeshna ingens)
Mangrove Darner (Coryphaeshna viriditas) NEW! photos added 1/18/20 
Swamp Darner (Epiaeschna heros)   
Taper-tailed Darner (Gomphaeschna antilope)  photos added 1/19/20
Harlequin Darner (Gomphaeschna furcillata) photos added 1/20/20
Bar-sided Darner (Gynacantha mexicana)
Twilight Darner (Gynacantha nervosa)
Cyrano Darner (Nasiaeschna pentacantha)    photos added 1/19/20
Riffle Darner (Oplonaeschna armata)  
Malachite Darner (Remartinia luteipennis)
California Darner (Rhionaeschna californica)
Arroyo Darner (Rhionaeschna dugesi)
 
Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor)  photos added 1/18/20 
Spatterdock Darner (Rhionaeschna mutata)
Turquoise-tipped Darner (Rhionaeschna psilus)

Caribbean Darner (Triacanthagyna caribbea)
Pale Green Darner (Triacanthagyna septima)
Phantom Darner (Triacanthagyna trifida)



Family Gomphidae

Broad-striped Forceptail (Aphylla angustifolia)
Narrow-striped Forceptail (Aphylla protracta)  
Two-striped Forceptail (Aphylla williamsoni)
Horned Clubtail (Arigomphus cornutus)
Lilypad Clubtail (Arigomphus furcifer)
Stillwater Clubtail (Arigomphus lentulus)
 
Bayou Clubtail (Arigomphus maxwelli)
Gray-green Clubtail (Arigomphus pallidus)
Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)  
Unicorn Clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes)   
Southeastern Spinyleg (Dromogomphus armatus)
Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus) photos added 1/19/20
Flag-tailed Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spoliatus)   photos added 1/20/20
White-belted Ringtail (Erpetogomphus compositus)
Yellow-legged Ringtail (Erpetogomphus crotalinus) 
Eastern Ringtail (Erpetogomphus designatus)     
"Southwestern" [Eastern] Ringtail (Erpetogomphus designatus ssp)  photos added 1/20/20
Straight-tipped Ringtail (Erpetogomphus elaps)
Blue-faced Ringtail (Erpetogomphus eutainia)   
Dashed Ringtail (Erpetogomphus heterodon)
Serpent Ringtail (Erpetogomphus lampropeltis)
Handsome Clubtail (Gomphurus crassus)
Blackwater Clubtail (Gomphurus dilatatus)
Plains Clubtail (Gomphurus externus)
Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Tamaulipan Clubtail (Gomphurus gonzalezi)  photos added 1/20/20
Cocoa Clubtail (Gomphurus hybridus)
Splendid Clubtail (Gomphurus lineatifrons)
photos added 1/19/20 
Columbia Clubtail (Gomphurus lynnae)
photos added 1/18/20  
Gulf-coast Clubtail (Gomphurus modestus)
Ozark Clubtail (Gomphurus ozarkensis)
Septima's Clubtail (Gomphurus septima)
Cobra Clubtail (Gomphurus vastus)
  photos added 1/19/20
Skillet Clubtail (Gomphurus ventricosus)
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
      photos added 1/19/20 
Spine-crowned Clubtail (Hylogomphus abbreviatus)
Moustached Clubtail (Hylogomphus adelphus)
Banner Clubtail (Hylogomphus apomyius)
Twin-striped Clubtail (Hylogomphus geminatus)
Green-faced Clubtail (Hylogomphus viridifrons)
Northern Pygmy Clubtail (Lanthus parvulus)

Southern Pygmy Clubtail (Lanthus vernalis) NEW! photos added 1/18/20 
Grappletail (Octogomphus specularis)
Acuminate Snaketail (Ophiogomphus acuminatus)
Extra-striped Snaketail (Ophiogomphus anomalus)
Arizona Snaketail (Ophiogomphus arizonicus)  
Brook Snaketail (Ophiogomphus aspersus)
Southern Snaketail (Ophiogomphus australis)
Bison Snaketail (Ophiogomphus bison)
Riffle Snaketail (Ophiogomphus carolus)
 
Boreal Snaketail (Ophiogomphus colubrinus)   
Edmund's Snaketail (Ophiogomphus edmundo) photos added 1/19/20 
Pigmy Snaketail (Ophiogomphus howei)
Applachian Snaketail (Ophiogomphus incurvatus) NEW! photos added 1/19/20 
Maine Snaketail (Ophiogomphus mainensis)

Great Basin Snaketail (Ophiogomphus morrisoni)
Sinuous Snaketail (Ophiogomphus occidentis) photos added 1/18/20 
Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
Pale Snaketail (Ophiogomphus severus) photos added 1/18/20 
Sioux Snaketail (Ophiogomphus smithi)
St.Croix Snaketail (Ophiogomphus susbehscha)
Westfall's Snaketail (Ophiogomphus westfalli)
 
Beaverpond Clubtail (Phanogomphus borealis)
Sandhill Clubtail - peninsular ssp. (Phanogomphus cavillaris cavillaris) photos added 1/20/20
Sandhill Clubtail - northern ssp (Phanogomphus cavillaris brimleyi)
Harpoon Clubtail (Phanogomphus descriptus)
Lancet Clubtail (Phanogomphus exilis)  photos added 1/19/20 
Pronghorn Clubtail (Phanogomphus graslinellus)
Hodges' Clubtail (Phanogomphus hodgesi)
Pacific Clubtail (Phanogomphus kurilis) photos added 1/18/20 
Ashy Clubtail (Phanogomphus lividus)    photos added 1/19/20 
Sulphur-tipped Clubtail (Phanogomphus militaris) photos added 1/20/20
Cypress Clubtail (Phanogomphus minutus)
Oklahoma Clubtail (Phanogomphus oklahomensis)
Rapids Clubtail (Phanogomphus quadricolor)
Tennessee Clubtail (Phanogomphus sandrius)
Dusky Clubtail (Phanogomphus spicatus)
Westfall's Clubtail (Phanogomphus westfalli)
Ringed Forceptail (Phyllocycla breviphylla)  
Five-striped Leaftail (Phyllogomphoides albrighti)  
Four-striped Leaftail (Phyllogomphoides stigmatus)
Tawny Sanddragon (Progomphus alachuensis)  
Belle's Sanddragon (Progomphus bellei)
Gray Sanddragon (Progomphus borealis)
Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)   photos added 1/19/20 
Cherokee Clubtail (Stenogomphus consanguis)
Sable Clubtail (Stenogomphus rogersi)
photos added 1/18/20 
Eastern Least Clubtail (Stylogomphus albistylus)
 
Interior Least Clubtail (Stylogomphus sigmastylus)
Riverine Clubtail (Stylurus amnicola)  
Brimstone Clubtail (Stylurus intricatus)
Laura's Clubtail (Stylurus laurae)  
Olive Clubtail (Stylurus olivaceus)
Russett-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)   photos added 1/20/20
Yellow-sided Clubtail (Stylurus potulentus)
Townes' Clubtail (Stylurus townesi)




Family Cordulegastridae
Brown Spiketail (Cordulegaster bilineata)
Apache Spiketail (Cordulegaster diadema)
Delta-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster diastatops)
Pacific Spiketail (Cordulegaster dorsalis)  
Desert Spiketail (Cordulegaster [dorsalis] deserticola)
Tiger Spiketail (Cordulegaster erronea)
photos added 1/19/20
Twin-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster maculata)

Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) photos added 1/18/20 
Sarracenia Spiketail (Cordulegaster sarracenia)
 
Say's Spiketail (Cordulegaster sayi)  photos added 1/20/20
Oauchita Spiketail (Cordulegaster talaria)




Family Macromiidae
Florida Cruiser (Didymops floridensis) NEW! photos added 1/20/20
Stream Cruiser (Didymops transversa)
 
Allegheny River Cruiser (Macromia allegheniensis)
Bronzed River Cruiser (Macromia annulata) 
 photos added 1/20/20
Swift (Illinois) River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Swift (Georgia) River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis georgiana)
photos added 1/19/20 
Western River Cruiser (Macromia magnifica) photos added 1/18/20  
Gilded River Cruiser (Macromia pacifica)

Royal River Cruiser (Macromia taeniolata)
 



Family Corduliidae
American Emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Beaverpond Baskettail (Epitheca canis)
Slender Baskettail (Epitheca costalis)  
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura) photos added 1/20/20 
Dot-winged Baskettail (Epitheca petechialis)
  
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)  
photos added 1/19/20 
Mantled Baskettail (Epitheca semiaquea)
Sepia Baskettail (Epitheca sepia)

Spiny Baskettail (Epitheca spinigera)
Robust Baskettail (Epitheca spinosa)
 
Florida Baskettail (Epitheca stella)
NEW! photos added 1/20/20
Unidentified Baskettails (Epitheca sp)

Selys Sundragon (Helocordulia selysii)  
Uhler's Sundragon (Helocordulia uhleri)
Alabama Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia alabamensis)
Smoky Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia molesta)
 
Cinnamon Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia virginiensis)
NEW! photos added 1/19/20 
Orange Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia xanthosoma)
Stygian Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia yamaskaensis)
 
Ringed Emerald (Somatochlora albicincta)  
Quebec Emerald (Somatochlora brevicincta)

Calvert's Emerald (Somatochlora calverti)
Lake Emerald (Somatochlora cingulata)
Ski-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora elongata)
Plains Emerald (Somatochlora ensigera)
Fine-lined Emerald (Somatochlora filosa)
Forcipate Emerald (Somatochlora forcipata)

Delicate Emerald (Somatochlora franklini)
Coppery Emerald (Somatochlora georgiana)
NEW! photos added 1/18/20 
Hine's Emerald (Somatochlora hineana)

Hudsonian Emerald (Somatochlora hudsonica)

Incurvate Emerald (Somatochlora incurvata)
Kennedy's Emerald (Somatochlora kennedyi)
Mocha Emerald (Somatochlora linearis)
   photos added 1/18/20 
Texas Emerald (Somatochlora margarita)

Ocellated Emerald (Somatochlora minor)
Ozark Emerald (Somatochlora ozarkensis)   
Treetop Emerald (Somatochlora provocans) photos added 1/18/20 
Treeline Emerald (Somatochlora sahlbergi)
Mountain Emerald (Somatochlora semicircularis)
Muskeg Emerald (Somatochlora septentrionalis)
Clamp-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora tenebrosa) photos added 1/18/20 
Brush-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora walshii)  
Whitehouse's Emerald (Somatochlora whitehousei)
Williamson's Emerald (Somatochlora williamsoni)
Unidentified Striped Emerald (Somatochlora sp)
Ebony Boghaunter (Willaimsonia fletcheri)
Ringed Boghaunter (Williamsonia lintneri)

 
 


Family Libellulidae
Red-tailed Pennant (Brachymesia furcata)
Four-spotted Pennant (Brachymesia gravida)    photos added 1/20/20
Tawny Pennant (Brachymesia herbida)  
Pale-faced Clubskimmer (Brechmorhoga mendax)
Masked Clubskimmer (Brechmorhoga pertinax)
Slender Clubskimmer (Brechmorhoga praecox)

Gray-waisted Skimmer (Cannaphila insularis)  photos added 1/18/20 
Amanda's Pennant (Celithemis amanda)   photos added 1/18/20 
Red-veined Pennant (Celithemis bertha)  
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)  photos added 1/19/20 
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina) photos added 1/20/20
Banded Pennant (Celithemis fasciata) 
Martha's Pennant (Celithemis martha)
Ornate Pennant (Celithemis ornata)  photos added 1/19/20
Double-ringed Pennant (Celithemis verna) 
Checkered Setwing (Dythemis fugax)        
Mayan Setwing (Dythemis maya)
Black Setwing (Dythemis nigrescens)
Swift Setwing (Dythemis velox)  
Black Pondhawk (Erythemis attala) 
Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata) photos added 1/18/20  
Claret Pondhawk (Erythemis mithroides) 
Pin-tailed Pondhawk (Erythemis plebeja)      
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)  
Great Pondhawk (Erythemis vesiculosa)   
Plateau Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax basifusca)
Seaside Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax berenice) photos added 1/20/20
Red-faced Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax fusca)  
Little Blue Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax miniscula)
photos added 1/19/20
Band-winged Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax umbrata)  
Metallic Pennant (Idiataphe cubensis)
Blue Corporal (Ladona deplanata) 
White Corporal (Ladona exusta)
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Boreal Whiteface (Leucorrhinia borealis)
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)     
Crimson-ringed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia glacialis)
Hudsonian Whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Canada Whiteface (Leucorrhinia patricia)
Belted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
Golden-winged Skimmer (Libellula auripennis)  photos added 1/19/20 
Bar-winged Skimmer (Libellula axilena)  photos added 1/19/20
Comanche Skimmer (Libellula comanche) photos added 1/18/20 
Bleached Skimmer (Libellula composita)  
Neon Skimmer (Libellula croceipennis)  
Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea)
Yellow-sided Skimmer (Libellula flavida)  photos added 1/19/20 
Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis) photos added 1/18/20 
Red-mantled Skimmer (Libellula gaigei)
Slaty Skimmer (Libellula incesta) 
Purple Skimmer (Libellula jesseana)
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)  photos added 1/18/20 
Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)     photos added 1/20/20
Hoary Skimmer (Libellula nodisticta)  
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata) 
Flame Skimmer (Libellula saturata)
  photos added 1/18/20  
Painted Skimmer (Libellula semifasciata)     photos added 1/19/20 
Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans)    photos added 1/19/20
Marl Pennant (Macrodiplax balteata)     photos added 1/20/20 
Ivory-striped Sylph (Macrothemis imitans)  photos added 1/20/20
Straw-colored Sylph (Macrothemis inacuta)  
Jade-striped Sylph (Macrothemis inequiunguis)
White-tailed Sylph (Macrothemis pseudimitans)
Hyacinth Glider (Miathyria marcella)      photos added 1/20/20
Spot-tailed Dasher (Micrathyria aequalis)
Three-striped Dasher (Micrathyria didyma)
Caribbean Dasher (Micrathyria dissocians) 
Thornbush Dasher (Micrathyria hagenii)    photos added 1/20/20
Elfin Skimmer (Nannothemis bella) photos added 1/19/20
Carmine Skimmer (Orthemis discolor)
 
Roseate Skimmer (Orthemis ferruginea)
Antillean Skimmer (Orthemis sp.) photos added 1/20/20
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)  
Red Rock Skimmer (Paltothemis lineatipes)  photos added 1/20/20
Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens) 
Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)   
Slough Amberwing (Perithemis domitia)
Mexican Amberwing (Perithemis intensa) 
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Mexican Scarlet-tail (Planiplax sanguiniventris)  
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Desert Whitetail (Plathemis subornata)   photos added 1/18/20 
Filigree Skimmer (Pseudoleon superbus)  
Blue-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum ambiguum)
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) photos added 1/18/20  
Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum)  
Black Meadowhawk (Sympetrum danae) 
Cardinal Meadowhawk (Sympetrum illotum)  photos added 1/20/20
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)
Red-veined Meadowhawk (Sympetrum madidum) photos added 1/18/20  
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obstrusum)
Striped Meadowhawk (Sympetrum pallipes)
Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum)
Spot-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum signiferum)
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Arch-tipped Glider (Tauriphila argo)  
Garnet Glider (Tauriphila australis)
Aztec Glider (Tauriphila azteca)
Evening Skimmer (Tholymis citrina)
Vermillion Saddlebags (Tramea abdominalis)
Striped Saddlebags (Tramea calverti)   
Carolina Saddlebags (Tramea carolina) photos added 1/19/20
Antillean Saddlebags (Tramea insularis)  photos added 1/20/20
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)      
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
 

2 or more species photographed together 
Emerging from Exuvia
Larvae & Exuviae
Dragonfly Predators

Leona River, 18 species Damselfly Extravaganza - 2 May 2009
Liberty Co, TX - 31 Species Ode Extravaganza - 9 May 2009
LRGV Rocket Run - 33 species - 16 May 2009
Calamity Creek, Woodward Ranch - 31 species - 18 July 2009
LRGV Big Memorial Day Weekend - 50 species - 29-30 May 2010

4 Before Africa - East Texas - 69 Species - 7-10 June 2010
The Chase for Remartinia, Persephone, and Palaemnema - SE AZ - 9/11-14/2010


My Equipment and Photo Techniques 


Useful Odonata Links:

Odonata Central
http://www.odonatacentral.org/

Greg Lasley's Dragonflies & Damselflies
http://www.greglasley.net/dragonix.html

Ed Lam's "A Flash of Wings"
http://homepage.mac.com/edlam/

Martin Reid's Dragonfly Index
http://www.martinreid.com/Odonata%20website/dragind.html

Terry Hibbitts' Dragonflies & Damselflies
http://www.thehibbitts.net/terry/Dragonflies&Damselflies/Dragonflies&Damselflies.htm

Bill Mauffray's INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE
ODONATA INFORMATION NETWORK
http://iodonata.updog.co/