Order Odonata: The Dragonflies and Damselflies


Damselflies


Family Calopterygidae: Demoiselle Damselflies


Banded Demoiselle
(Calopteryx splendens)
Beautiful Demoiselle Calopteryx virgo
Beautiful Demoiselle
(Calopteryx virgo)

Family Coenagrionidae: Red & Blue Damselflies


Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella
Azure Damselfly
(Coenagrion puella)
Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Large Red Damselfly
(Pyrrhosoma nymphula)
Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) male
Common Blue Damselfly
(Enallagma cyathigerum)
Blue-tailed Damselfly (Ischnura elegans)
Blue-tailed Damselfly
(Ischnura elegans)

Dragonflies


Family Aeshnidae: Hawker Dragonflies


Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea)
Southern Hawker
(Aeshna cyanea)

Family Libellulidae: Chaser, Skimmer & Darter Dragonflies


Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa) male
Broad-bodied Chaser
(Libellula depressa) male
Four-spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Four-spotted Chaser
(Libellula quadrimaculata)
Broad-bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa) female
Broad-bodied Chaser
(Libellula depressa) female
Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) male
Common Darter
(Sympetrum striolatum) male
Black-tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum) male
Black-tailed Skimmer
(Orthetrum cancellatum)
Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) female
Common Darter
(Sympetrum striolatum) female