2 or more species photographed together


Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella) and Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
WISCONSIN: Rusk Co; Perch Lake Road - males - June 2021


Ebony (Calopteryx maculata) and River (C.aequabilis) Jewelwings
WISCONSIN: Rusk Co; Chippewa River at Scoles Landing - males - June 2021


Mexican Amberwing (Perithemis intensa) and Familiar Bluets (Enallagma civile)
ARIZONA: Pima Co; Historic Canoa Ranch - May 2020


male Blue-faced Darner (Coryphaeshna adnexa) and female Bar-sided Darner (Gynacantha mexicana)
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; National Butterfly Center - August 2018


male Wandering (Pantala flavescens) and Spot-winged (Pantala hymenea) Gliders
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; National Butterfly Center - August 2018


male Harkness's Dancer (Argia harknessi) and male American Rubyspot (Haeterina americana)
ARIZONA: Greenlee Co; San Francisco River near Clifton - May 2018


male Sparkling Jewelwing (Calopteryx dimidiata) and female Twin-striped Clubtail (Hylogomphus geminatus)
FLORIDA: Santa Rosa Co; Blackwater State Forest, Sweetwater Creek at Sandy Forest Road - April 2018


male Neon (Libellula croceipennis) -bottom- and Flame (Libellula saturata) -top- Skimmers
ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; Pajarito Mts, Sycamore Canyon - September 2017



male Pacific Clubtail (Phanogomphus kurilis) clasping male Columbia Clubtail (Gomphurus lynnae) clasping female Pacific Clubtail (P.kurilis)
OREGON: Malheur Co; Three Forks of Owyhee River - June 2017


male Aztec (Argia nahuana) and Springwater Dancers (Argia plana)
TEXAS: Jeff Davis Co; Davis Mts Preserve, Madera Canyon Trail - August 2016


male Swift River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) and male Riverine Clubtail (Stylurus amnicola)
WISCONSIN: Jackson Co; Black River at Perry Creek Recreation Area & boat landing - July 2016



male Eastern Red Damsel (Amphagrion saucium) attempting to copulate with female Aurora Damsel (Chromagrion conditum)
MASSACHUSETTS: Middlesex Co; Carlisle, Cranberry Bog - May 2016



Dusky (Argia translata) and Coppery (Argia cuprea) Dancers
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Nueces River at 19 mile crossing - October 2015


Neon Skimmer (Libellula croceipennis) and Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, near spring lake - August 2015


Aztec (Tauriphila azteca) and Garnet (Tauriphila australis) Gliders
FLORIDA: Polk Co; Lakeland, Loyce Harpe County Park - June 2015


Red Rock Skimmer (Paltothemis lineatipes) and Masked Clubskimmer (Brechmorhoga pertinax) - males
ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Chiricahua Mts, East Turkey Creek near Paradise - 18 June 2015



Springwater (Argia plana) and Sierra Madre (Argia lacrimans) Dancers - males
ARIZONA: Pima Co; Santa Rita Mts, Madera Canyon, Madera Picnic Area - 16 June 2015


Grappletail (Octogomphus specularis) and Vivid Dancers (Argia vivida)
CALIFORNIA: Shasta Co; on Ponderosa Rd, 6.2 mi N jct CA 44 - 10 June 2015


Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis), female, and Grappletail (Octogomphus specularis), male
CALIFORNIA: Lassen Co; Modoc National Forest, Ash Creek at Ash Creek Campground - 9 June 2015


Familiar (Enallagma civile), Double-striped (Enallagma basidens) and Orange (Enallagma signatum) Bluets
TEXAS: Dimmit Co; Espantosa Lake on Soldier Slough at FM 1433 - 9 April 2015


Southwestern race of Eastern Ringtail (Erpetogomphus designatus ssp) and Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta) - males
TEXAS: Presidio Co; Big Bend Ranch State Park, Grassy Banks River Access - June 2014



L to R: 1 male Dusky Clubtail (Gomphus spicatus), 8 Chalk-fronted Corporals (Ladona julia), and 3 Dot-tailed Whitefaces (Leucorrhinia intacta)
WISCONSIN: Washaura Co; Bohn Lake Natural Area - June 2014




a male Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta) harrasses a male Lilypad Clubtail (Arigomphus furcifer) forcing him to vacate his perching site
WISCONSIN: Washaura Co; Bohn Lake Natural Area - June 2014


Amelia's (Neoneura amelia) and Orange-striped (Protoneura cara) Threadtails - males
TEXAS: Val Verde Co; Del Rio, San Felipe Creek at Cisneros Rd - May 2014


Fiery-eyd Dancer (Argia oenea) and Canyon Rubyspot (Haeterina vulnerata) - males
ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Muleshoe Ranch Preserve, Hot Springs Canyon - September 2013


Fiery-eyed Dancer (Argia oenea), Canyon Rubyspot (Haeterina vulnerata), and Tarascan Dancer (Argia tarascana)
ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Muleshoe Ranch Preserve, Hot Springs Canyon - September 2013


Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia) and Crimson-ringed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia glacialis)
MONTANA: Missoula Co; Flathead National Forest, Cold Creek Meadow - males - July 2013


Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata) on left, Oauchita Spiketail (Cordulegaster talaria) on right (both males)
ARKANSAS: Montgomery Co; near Caddo Gap - May 2013


Twelve-spotted (Libellula pulchella) and Flame (Libellula saturata) Skimmer males
NEW MEXICO: Eddy Co; Guadalupe Mts, Last Chance Canyon - September 2012


Common Green Darner (Anax junius) female and Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor) male
NEW MEXICO: Doņa Ana Co; Rio Grande at BB Romig Drive south of Salem - September 2012


Eastern (Erythemis simplicicollis), Claret (E. mithroides) and  Pin-tailed (E. plebeja) Pondhawk males
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca Vieja Trail - 26 May 2012


Claret (Erythemis mithroides) and Eastern (E. simplicicollis) Pondhawk males
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca Vieja Trail - 26 May 2012


Claret (Erythemis mithroides) and Pin-tailed (E. plebeja) Pondhawk males
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Resaca Vieja Trail - 26 May 2012


Aztec (Argia nahuana) and Kiowa (Argia immunda) Dancers
TEXAS: Kinney Co; Las Moras Creek near entrance of Fort Clark Springs - March 2012


 male Roseate Skimmer (Orthemis ferruginea) at right, male Carmine Skimmer (Orthemis discolor) at left
TEXAS: Cameron Co; Resaca de la Palma State Park, visitor's center - male - October 2011


Flame (Libellula saturata) and Comanche (Libellula comanche) Skimmers
ARIZONA: Graham Co; Gila Box Riparian Conservation Area, Bonita Creek - September 2011


Atlantic Bluet (Enallagma doubledayi) and Golden Bluet (Enallagma sulcatum)
FLORIDA: Liberty Co; Apalachicola National Forest, Came Lake - males - June 2011


Blue-ringed Dancers (Argia sedula) and Familiar Bluets (Enallagma civile)
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge - April 2011


Plateau Dragonlet (Erythodiplax basifusca) and Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata)
ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; roadside spring on Ruby Road at Peņa Blanca Canyon - September 2010


Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile) and Arroyo Bluet (Enallagma praevarum)
ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; roadside spring on Ruby Road at Peņa Blanca Canyon - September 2010


Coppery (Argia cuprea) and Springwater (Argia plana) Dancers
TEXAS: Edwards Co; roadside spring on CR 380, ca 1.5 mi N jct CR 390 - ovipositing pairs - July 2010


Eastern Ambering (Perithemis tenera) and Golden-winged Dancer (Argia rhoadsi)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; near Montell Crossing of the Nueces River - July 2010


Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), Checkered Setwing (Dythemis fugax), and Black Setwing (Dythemis nigrescens)
TX: Edwards Co; Miller Creek at CR 390 - males - July 2010


Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa) and Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
TEXAS: Edwards Co; on CR 380, ca 1.5 mi N jct CR 390 - males - July 2010


TEXAS: Edwards Co; Springwater (Argia plana) & Lavender Dancers (Argia hinei)
TEXAS: Edwards Co; roadside spring on FM 335 near Hackberry Creek - males - July 2010


Four-striped Leaftail (Phyllogomphoides stigmatus) and Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
TEXAS: Edwards Co; on CR 380, ca 1.5 mi N jct CR 390 - July 2010


Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami) and Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
TEXAS: Harris Co; ponds off Frye Rd near Cypress Creek - June 2010


Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) & Pin-tailed Pondhawk  (Erythemis plebeja)
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co; Bentsen/Rio Grande Valley State Park - males - May 2010


Roseate (Orthemis ferruginea) & Carmine Skimmer (Orthemis discolor)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - males - October 2009


Powdered (Argia moesta) , Blue-fronted (A. apicalis) , & Dusky Dancers (A.translata)
TEXAS: Gonzales Co; Independence Park on the Guadalupe River - ovipositing pairs - June 2009


Variable (Argia fummipennis) & Blue-ringed Dancers (A. sedula)
TEXAS: Real Co; McDonald's Crossing of the Nueces River - males - June 2009


Comanche (Libellula comanche) & Flame Skimmers (L. saturata)
TEXAS: Brewster Co; Calamity Creek at TX 118 - males - June 2009


Flame (Libellula saturata) & Widow Skimmers (L. luctuosa)
TEXAS: Brewster Co; Calamity Creek at TX 118 - males - June 2009


Amelia's (Neoneura amelia) and Coral-fronted Threadtails (N. aaroni)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - May 2009


American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana) and Blue-ringed Dancers (Argia sedula)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - May 2009


Neotropical Bluet (Enallagma novahispaniae) & Blue-ringed Dancer (Argia sedula)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - males - May 2009


Pin-tailed (Erythemis plebeja) & Eastern Pondhawk (E. simplicicollis)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Cook's Slough Nature Park - males - September 2008


Four-spotted Pennant  (Brachymesisa gravida) & Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicollis)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Cook's Slough Nature Park - males - July 2008


Red-tailed Pennant (Brachymesia furcata) & Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Cook's Slough Nature Park - males - July 2008


Coppery (Argia cuprea) and Dusky Dancers (A. translata)
TEXAS: Real Co; McDonald's Crossing of the Nueces River - ovipositing pairs - July 2008


Blue-point (Argia oculata) & Spine-tipped Dancer (A. extranea)
MEXICO: Queretaro; Jalpan Valley, Rio Ayutla - July 2008


Desert Firetail (Telebasis salva) & American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
TEXAS: Brewster Co; Calamity Creek at TX 118 - July 2008