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I've found this species in: Damselflies (Zygoptera)
    Broad-winged Damsels (Calopterygidae)
X   Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculata
X   American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana
    Spreadwings (Lestidae)
X   Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis
X   Southern Spreadwing, Lestes australis
    Pond Damsels (Coenagrionidae)
    Blue-fronted Dancer, Argia apicalis
    Variable Dancer, Argia fumipennis
X   Kiowa Dancer, Argia immunda
X   Powdered Dancer, Argia moesta
X   Springwater Dancer, Argia plana
X   Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula
X   Dusky Dancer, Argia translata
X   Azure Bluet, Enallagma aspersum
X X Double-striped Bluet, Enallagma basidens
X   Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile
X X Skimming Bluet, Enallagma geminatum
X   Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata
X   Fragile Forktail, Ischnura posita
X   Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii
    Duckweed Firetail, Telebasis byersi
X   Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva
    Dragonflies (Anisoptera)
    Darners (Aeshnidae)
X   Common Green Darner, Anax junius
X   Springtime Darner, Basiaeschna janata
Clubtails (Gomphidae)
X Flag-tailed Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spoliatus
X   Eastern Ringtail, Erpetogomphus designatus
X   Sulphur-tipped Clubtail, Gomphus militaris
    Four-striped Leaftail, Phyllogomphoides stigmatus
    Common Sanddragon, Progomphus obscurus
    Cruisers (Macromiidae)
X   Stream Cruiser, Didymops transversa
X   Dot-winged Baskettail, Epitheca petechialis
    Skimmers (Libellulidae)
X   Halloween Pennant, Celithemis eponina
X X Banded Pennant, Celithemis fasciata
X   Checkered Setwing, Dythemis fugax
X   Swift Setwing, Dythemis velox
X   Eastern Pondhawk, Erythemis simplicicollis
X   Band-winged Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax umbrata
X   Blue Corporal, Libellula deplanata
X   Neon Skimmer, Libellula croceipennis
X X Slaty Skimmer, Libellula incesta
X   Widow Skimmer, Libellula luctuosa
X   Common Whitetail, Libellula lydia
X   Twelve-spotted Skimmer, Libellula pulchella
X   Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata
    Hyacinth Glider, Miathyria marcella
X   Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea
X   Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis
X   Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens
X   Spot-winged Glider, Pantala hymenaea
X   Eastern Amberwing, Perithemis tenera
X   Blue-faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum ambiguum
X   Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum
X   Autumn Meadowhawk, Sympetrum vicinum
X   Black Saddlebags, Tramea lacerata
X   Red Saddlebags, Tramea onusta


Mystery damselflies
Mystery dragonflies


 If I've gotten any of these identifications wrong, please let me know.  Thanks!

List order from The Odonata of North America by the Dragonfly Society of the Americas.


 This page last updated January 29, 2006, by Claire Curry.

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