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DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES

Most photographs were taken with a Canon 30D or 40D with either a Sigma 105mm Macro lens or a Canon EL 300mm L IS lens.

DAMSELFLIES

DRAGONFLIES

FAMILY:  Calopterygidae

Calopteryx aequabilis River Jewelwing
Calopteryx amata
Superb Jewelwing
Calopteryx angustipennis
Appalachian Jewelwing
Calopteryx dimidiata
Sparkling Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata
Ebony Jewelwing

Hetaerina amercana  American Rubyspot
Hetaerina fuscoguttata Costa Rican Rubyspot
Hetaerina titia  Smoky Rubyspot
Hetaerina vulnerata Canyon Rubyspot

FAMILY:  Lestidae

Archilestes californicus California Spreadwing
Archilestes grandis
   Great Spreadwing
Lestes alacer  Plateau Spreadwing

Lestes australis Southern Spreadwing
Lestes congener Spotted Spreadwing
Lestes disjunctus Northern Spreadwing
Lestes dryas Emerald Spreadwing
Lestes eurinus Amber-winged Spreadwing
Lestes forficula Rainpool Spreadwing
Lestes inaequalis Elegant Spreadwing

Lestes rectangularis Slender Spreadwing

Lestes sigma  Chalky Spreadwing
Lestes tenuatus Blue-striped Spreadwing
Lestes unguiculatus Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
Lestes vidua Carolina Spreadwing

Lestes vigilax Swamp Spreadwing  

FAMILY: Platystictidae

Palaemnema domina Desert Shadowdamsel

FAMILY:  Protoneuridae

Neoneura aaroni Coral-fronted Threadtail
Neoneura amelia Amelia's Threadtail
Protoneura cara Orange-striped Threadtail
Protoneura sulfurata Sulfur-backed Threadtail

FAMILY:  Coenagrionidae

Acanthagion quadratum Mexican Wedgetail
Amphiagrion abbreviatum Western Red Damsel
Amphiagrion saucium Eastern Red Damsel
Apanisagrion lais Black-and-white Damsel
Argia adamsi Adam's Dancer
Argia alberta Paiute Dancer
Argia anceps Anceps Dancer
Argia apicalis   Blue-fronted Dancer
Argia barretti  Comanche Dancer
Argia bipunctulata Seepage Dancer
Argia cupraurea
Argia cuprea  Coppery Dancer
Argia emma Emma's Dancer
Argia extrenea Spine-tipped Dancer
Argia fumipennis  Variable Dancer
Argia hinei  Lavender Dancer
Argia immunda  Kiowa Dancer
Argia lacrimans Sierra Madre Dancer
Argia leonorae Leonora's Dancer
Argia lugens  Sooty Dancer
Argia moesta  Powdered Dancer
Argia munda Apache Dancer
Argia nahuana Aztec Dancer
Argia oculata Blue-pointed Dancer
Argia oenea  Fiery Eyed Dancer
Argia pallens Amethyst Dancer
Argia pima Pima Dancer
Argia plana  Springwater Dancer
Argia rhoadsi Golden-winged Dancer
Argia sabino Sabino Dancer
Argia sedula  Blue-ringed Dancer 
Argia tarascana Tarascan Dancer
Argia tibialis Blue-tipped Dancer
Argia tezpi Tezpi Dancer
Argia tonto Tonto Dancer
Argia translata  Dusky Dancer
Argia westfalli Westfall's Dancer
Argia vivida Vivid Dancer
Chromagrion conditum Aurora Damsel
Enallagma annexum Northern Bluet
Enallagma antennatum Rainbow Bluet

Enallagma aspersum Azure Bluet

Enallagma basidens  Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma boreale Boreal Bluet
Enallagma cardenium Purple Bluet
Enallagma davisi Sandhill Bluet
Enallagma doubledayi Atlantic Bluet
Enallagma dubium Burgundy Bluet
Enallagma durum Big Bluet
Enallagma ebrium Marsh Bluet
Enallagma carunculatum Tule Bluet
Enallagma civile  Familiar Bluet
Enallagma clausum Alkali Bluet
Enallagma concisum Cherry Bluet
Enallagma daeckii Attenuated Bluet
Enallagma anna River Bluet
Enallagma exsulans  Stream Bluet
Enallagma geminatum Skimming Bluet
Enallagma hageni Hagen's Bluet
Enallagma divagans Turquoise Bluet
Enallagma minusculum Little Bluet
Enallagma novaehispaniae Neotropical Bluet

Enallagma pictum Scarlet Bluet
Enallagma pollutum Florida Bluet
Enallagma praevarum  Arroyo Bluet
Enallagma semicirculare Claw-tipped Bluet
Enallagma signatum Orange Bluet
Enallagma sulcatum Golden Bluet
Enallagma traviatum Slender Bluet
Enallagma vesperum Vesper Bluet
Hesperagrion heterodoxum Painted Damsel
Ischnura barberi Desert Forktail
Ischnura cervula  Pacific Forktail
Ischnura damula Plains Forktail
Ischnura demorsa Mexican Forktail
Ischnura denticollis Black-fronted Forktail
Ischnura hastata  Citrine Forktail
Ischnura kellicotti Lilypad Forktail
Ischnura perparva  Western Forktail
Ischnura posita  Fragile Forktail
Ischnura prognatus Furtive Forktail
Ischnura ramburii  Ramburs Forktail
Ischnura verticallis Eastern Forktail
Leptobasis melinogaster Cream-tipped Swampdamsel
Leptobasis vacillans Red-tipped Swampdamsel
Nehalennia gracilis Sphagnum Sprite
Nehalennia integricollis Southern Sprite
Nehalennia irene Sedge Sprite
Nehalennia pallidula Everglades Sprite
Neoerythromma cultellatum Caribbean Yellowface
Telebasis byersi Duckweed Firetail
Telebasis digiticollis Marsh Firetail
Telebasis salva  Desert Firetail


FAMILY: Megapodagrionidae

Heteragrion erythrogaster

FAMILY: Pseudostigmatidae

Megaloprepus caerulatus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY:  Petaluridae

Tachopteryx thoreyi Gray Petaltail

FAMILY:  Aeshnidae

Aeshna canadensis Canada Darner
Aeshna eremita
Lake Darner

Aeshna interrupta
Variable Darner

Aeshna tuberculifera Black-tipped Darner

Aeshna constricta Lance-tipped Darner

Aeshna palmata Paddle-tailed Darner
Aeshna persephone Persephone Darner

Aeshna juncea Sedge Darner
Aeshna sitchensis Zigzag Darner
Aeshna subarctica Subarctic Darner
Aeshna umbrosa Shadow Darner
Aeshna verticalis Green-striped Darner
Anax amazili Amazon Darner
Anax junius  Common Green Darner
Anax longipes Comet Darner
Anax walsinghami Giant Darner
Oplonaeschna armata Riffle Darner
Remartinia luteipennis Malachite Darner

Rhionaeschna dugesi Arroyo Darner

Rhionaeschna multicolor Blue-eyed Darner
Rhionaeschna mutata Spatterdock Darner
Rhionaeschna jalapensis "Plateau Blue-eyed Darner"
Rhionaeschna psilus Turquoise-tipped Darner
Basiaeschna janata Springtime Darner
Boyeria grafiana Ocellated Darner

Boyeria vinosa Fawn Darner
Coryphaeschna adnexa Blue-faced Darner
Coryphaeschna ingens Regal Darner
Epiaeschna heros Swamp Darner
Nasiaeschna pentacantha Cyrano Darner

Gynacantha mexicana Bar-Sided Darner
Gomphaeschna antilope Taper-tailed Darner
Gomphaeschna furcillata Harlequin Darner
Triacanthagyna caribbea Caribbean Darner
Triacanthagyna septima Pale-green Darner

FAMILY:  Gomphidae

Aphylla angustifolia Broad-striped Forceptail
Aphylla protracta Narrow-striped Forceptail
Aphylla williamsoni Two-striped Forceptail
Arigomphus cornutus Horned Clubtail
Arigomphus furcifer Lilypad Clubtail

Arigomphus lentulus Stillwater Clubtail
Arigomphus maxwellii Bayou Clubtail
Arigomphus submedianus Jade Clubtail
Arigomphus pallidus Gray-green Clubtail
Arigomphus villosipes Unicorn Clubtail
Dromogomphus armatus Southeastern Spinyleg
Dromogomphus spinosus Black-shouldered Spinyleg
Dromogomphus spoliatus  Flag-tailed Spinyleg
Epigomphus species Unidentified cubtail
Erpetogomphus compositus White-belted Ringtail
Erpetogomphus crotalinus Yellow-legged Ringtail
Erpetogomphus designatus Eastern Ringtail
Erpetogomphus elaps Straight-tipped Ringtail
Erpetogomphus eutainia Blue-faced Ringtail
Erpetogomphus heterodon Dashed Ringtail
Erpetogomphus lampropeltis Serpent Ringtail
Gomphus (Hylogomphus) adelphus Mustached Clubtail
Gomphus (Hylogomphus) apomyius Banner Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) australis Clearlake Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) borealis Beaverpond Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) cavillaris Sandhill Clubtail
Gomphus (Stenogomphus) consanguis Cherokee Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) crassus Handsome Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) dilatatus Blackwater Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) fraternus Midland Clubtail
Gomphus (Hylogomphus) geminatus Twin-striped Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) hodgesi Hodges's Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus)lineatifrons Splendid Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) militaris Sulphur-tipped Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) minutus Cypress Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) hybridus  Cocoa Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) exilis Lancet Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) externus Plains Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) gonzalezi Tamaulipan Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) graslinellus Pronghorn Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) modestus Gulf Coast Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) oklahomensis Oklahoma Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) ozarkensis Ozark Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) quadricolor Rapids Clubtail
Gomphus (Stenogomphus) rogersi Sable Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) lividus Ashy Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) sandrius Tennessee Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) spicatus Dusky Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) vastus Cobra Clubtail
Gomphus (Gomphurus) ventricosus Skillet Clubtail
Gomphus (Hylogomphus) viridifrons Green-faced Clubtail
Gomphus (Phanogomphus) westfalli Westfall's Clubtail
Hagenius brevistylus Dragonhunter
Lanthus parvulus Northern Pygmy Clubtail
Octogomphus specularis Grappletail
Ophiogomphus australis Southern Snaketail
Ophiogomphus acuminatus Acuminate Snaketail
Ophiogomphus anomalus Extra-striped Snaketail
Ophiogomphus arizonicus Arizona Snaketail
Ophiogomphus aspersus Brook Snaketail
Ophiogomphus carolus Riffle Snaketail
Ophiogomphus colubrinus Boreal Snaketail
Ophiogomphus edmundo Edmund's Sanketail
Ophiogomphus howei Pygmy Snaketail
Ophiogomphus mainensis Maine Snaketail
Ophiogomphus morrisoni Great Basin Snaketail
Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis Rusty Snaketail
Ophiogomphus severus Pale Snaketail
Ophiogomphus smithi Sioux Snaketail
Ophiogomphus susbehcha St. Croix Snaketail
Ophiogomphus westfalli Westfall's Snaketail
Phyllocycla breviphylla Ringed Forceptail
Phyllogomphoides albrighti  Five-striped Leaftail
Phyllogomphoides stigmatus  Four-striped Leaftail
Progomphus alachuensis Tawny Sanddragon
Progomphus bellei Belle's Sanddragon
Progomphus borealis Gray Sanddragon
Progomphus obscurus Common Sanddragon
Stylogomphus albistylus Eastern Least Clubtail
Stylogomphus sigmastylus Interior Least Clubtail
Stylurus intricatus Brimstone Clubtail
Stylurus laurae Laura's Clubtail

Stylurus notatus Elusive Clubtail
Stylurus plagiatus Russet-tipped Clubtail
Stylurus potulentus Yellow-sided Clubtail
Stylurus scudderi Zebra Clubtail
Stylurus spiniceps Arrow Clubtail

FAMILY:  Cordulegastridae

Cordulegaster bilineata Brown Spiketail
Cordulegaster diadema
Apache Spiketail
Cordulegaster diastatops
Delta-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster erronea
Tiger Spiketail
Cordulegaster maculata
Twin-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster obliqua
Arrowhead Spiketail

Cordulegaster sarracenia Sarracenia Spiketail
Cordulegaster sayi Say's Spiketail
Cordulegaster talaria Ouachita Spiketail

FAMILY: Macromiidae

Didymops floridensis Florida Cruiser
Didymops transversa
Stream Cruiser
Macromia annulata 
Bronzed River Cruiser

Macromia illinoiensis Swift River Cruiser
Macromia magnifica Western River Cruiser
Macromia taeniolata Royal River Cruiser
Macromia pacifica Gilded River Cruiser

FAMILY:  Corduliidae

Cordulia shurtleffii American Emerald
Dorocordulia libera
Racket-tailed Emerald
Epitheca canis
Beaverpond Badkettail
Epitheca cynosura
Common Baskettail

Epitheca petechialis Dot-winged Baskettail
Epitheca princeps Prince Baskettail
Epitheca costalis Slender Baskettail
Epitheca semiaquea Mantled Baskettail
Epitheca sepia Sepia Baskettail
Epitheca spinigera Spiny Baskettail
Epitheca species Unidentified Baskettails
Helocordulia selysii Sely's Sundragon
Helocordulia uhleri Uhler's Sundragon
Neurocordulia yamaskanensis Stygian Shadowdragon
Neurocordulia xanthosoma Orange Shadowdragon
Somatochlora albicincta Ringed Emerald

Somatochlora calverti Calvert's Emerald
Somatochlora elongata Ski-tipped Emerald
Somatochlora filosa Fine-lined Emerald
Somatochlora forcipata Forcipate Emerald
Somatochlora hineana Hine's Emerald
Somatochlora incurvata Incurvate Emerald
Somatochlora linearis Mocha Emerald
Somatochlora margarita Texas Emerald
Somatochlora minor Ocellated Emerald

Somatochlora ozarkensis Ozark Emerald
Somatochlora provocans Treetop Emerald
Somatochlora semicircularis Mountain Emerald
Somatochlora tenebrosa Clamp-tipped Emerald
Somatochlora walshii Brush-tipped Emerald
Somatochlora williamsoni Williamson's Emerald
Williamsonia fletcheri Ebony Boghaunter

FAMILY:  Libellulidae

Brachymesia furcata  Red-tailed Pennant
Brachymesia gravida  Four-spotted Pennant
Brachymesia herbida Tawny Pennant
Brechmorhoga mendax  Pale-faced Clubskimmer
Brechmorhoga pertinax Masked Clubskimmer
Brechmorhoga praecox Slender Clubskimmer
Cannaphila insularis Gray-waisted Skimmer
Celithemis amanda Amanda's Pennant
Celithemis bertha Red-veined Pennant
Celithemis elisa Calico Pennant
Celithemis eponina  Halloween Pennant
Celithemis fasciata Banded Pennant
Celithemis martha Martha's Pennant
Celithemis ornata Faded Pennant
Celithemis verna Double-ringed Pennant
Crocothemis servilia Scarlet Skimmer
Dythemis fugax  Checkered Setwing
Dythemis maya Mayan Setwing
Dythemis nigrescens  Black Setwing
Dythemis velox  Swift Setwing
Erythemis attala Black Pond Hawk

Erythemis collocata Western Pond Hawk
Erythemis simplicicollis  Common Pond Hawk
Erythemis plebeja Pin-tailed Pondhawk
Erythemis vesiculosa Great Pond Hawk
Erythrodiplax basifusca Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax berenice Seaside Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax fusca Red-faced Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax minuscula Little Blue Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax umbrata  Band-winged Dragonlet
Idiataphe cubensis Metallic Pennant
Ladona deplanata Blue Corporal
Ladona julia Chalk-fronted Corporal
Leucorrhinia frigida Frosted Whiteface
Leucorrhinia glacialis Crimson-ringed Whiteface
Leucorrhinia hudsonica Hudsonian Whiteface
Leucorrhinia intacta  Dot-tailed Whiteface
Leucorrhinia proxima Belted Whiteface
Libellula auripennis Golden-winged Skimmer
Libellula axilena Bar-winged Skimmer
Libellula comanche  Comanche Skimmer
Libellula composita Bleached Skimmer
Libellula croceipennis Neon Skimmer
Libellula cyanea Spangled Skimmer
Libellula flavida  Yellow-sided Skimmer
Libellula forensis  Eight-spotted Skimmer
Libellula gaigei Red-mantled Skimmer
Libellula incesta  Slaty Skimmer
Libellula jesseana Purple Skimmer
Libellula luctuosa  Widow Skimmer
Libellula needhami Needham's Skimmer
Libellula pulchella  Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Libellula quadrimaculata  Four-spotted Skimmer
Libellula saturata  Flame Skimmer
Libellula semifasciatus Painted Skimmer
Libellula vibrans Great Blue Skimmer
Macrodiplax balteata Marl Pennant
Macrothemis imitans Ivory-striped Sylph
Macrothemis inacuta Straw-colored Sylph
Macrothemis inequiunguis Jade-striped Sylph
Macrothemis pseudimitans White-tailed Sylph
Miathyria marcella Hyacinth Glider
Micrathyria aequallis Spot-tailed Dasher
Micrathyria didyma Three-striped Dasher
Micrathyria hagenii Thornbush Dasher
Nannothemis bella Elfin Skimmer
Orthemis discolor  Carmine Skimmer
Orthemis ferruginea  Roseate Skimmer
Pachydiplax longipennis  Blue Dasher
Paltothemis lineatipes  Red Rock Skimmer
Pantala flavescens Wandering Glider
Pantala hymenaea  Spot-winged Glider
Perithemis domitia Slough Amberwing
Perithemis intensa Mexican Amberwing
Perithemis tenera  Eastern Amberwing
Planiplax sanquiniventris Mexican Scarlet-tail
Plathemis lydia  Common Whitetail
Plathemis subornata Desert Whitetail
Pseudoleon superbus  Filigree Skimmer
Sympetrum ambiguum Blue-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum corruptum  Variegated Meadowhawk
Sympetrum costiferum Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum danae Black Meadowhawk
Sympetrum illotum Cardinal Meadowhawk
Sympetrum internum Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum madidum Red-veined Meadowhawk
Sympetrum obtrusum White-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum semicinctum Band-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum pallipes Striped Meadowhawk
Sympetrum rubicundulum Ruby Meadowhawk
Sympetrum signiferum Spot-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum Autumn MeadowHawk
Tauriphila australis Garnet Glider
Tauriphila azteca Aztec Glider
Tholymis citrina Evening Skimmer
Tramea calverti Striped Saddlebags
Tramea carolina Carolina Saddlebags
Tramea insularis Antillean Saddlebags
Tramea onusta  Red Saddlebags
Tramea lacerata  Black Saddlebags
Uracis fastigiata