Introduction

Welcome to Mangoverde Dragonflies. Although my main interest is birds I often have the opportunity to snap a dragonfly photo.

Content Information

The menu on the left allows one to find 1936 photos covering 215 dragonfly and damselfly species

Select "Dragons in Flight" for a collection of dragonfly and damselfly flight images

Update Information [New species are noted with an *]

  • November 19, 2010 - 4 species added, 31 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Aeshna grandis (Brown Hawker) [*] - Aeshna mixta (Migrant Hawker) [*] - Sympetrum sanguineum (Ruddy Darter) [*] - Ischnura elegans (Common Bluetail) [*] - Lestes sponsa (Common Spreadwing) - Enallagma cyathigerum (Common Bluet)
  • November 17, 2010 - 6 species added, 34 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Aeshna cyanea (Blue Hawker) [*] - Aeshna subartica (Subartic Darner) [*] - Libellula croceipennis (Neon Skimmer) [*] - Sympetrum danae (Black Meadowhawk) [*] - Lestes viridis (Western Willow Spreadwing) [*] - Lestes sponsa (Common Spreadwing) [*] - Paltothemis lineatipes (Red Rock Skimmer) - Tramea lacerata (Black Saddlebags) - Erpetogomphus compositus (White-belted Ringtail) - Argia vivida (Vivid Dancer) - Argia agrioides (California Dancer)
  • July 30, 2010 - 2 species added, 65 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Aphylla williamsoni (Two-striped Forceptail) [*] - Celithemis ornata (Ornate Pennant) [*] - Gomphus externus (Plains Clubtail) - Gomphus graslinellus (Pronghorn Clubtail) - Gomphus quadricolor (Rapids Clubtail) - Erythrodiplax berenice (Seaside Dragonlet) - Libellula incesta (Slaty Skimmer) - Libellula cyanea (Spangled Skimmer) - Pantala hymenaea (Spot-winged Glider) - Pantala flavescens (Wandering Glider) - Macromia taeniolata (Royal River Cruiser) - Didymops transversa (Stream Cruiser) - Basiaeschna janata (Springtime Darner) - Ischnura ramburii (Rambur's Forktail) - Enallagma traviatum (Slender Bluet) - Enallagma exsulans (Stream Bluet) - Nehalennia irene (Sedge Sprite) - Nehalennia gracilis (Sphagnum Sprite) - Argia fumipennis (Variable Dancer) - Neurocordulia yamaskanensis (Stygian Shadowdragon) - Epiaeschna heros (Swamp Darner)
  • July 29, 2010 - 4 species added, 81 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Celithemis amanda (Amanda's Pennant) [*] - Progomphus obscurus (Common Sanddragon) [*] - Enallagma doubledayi (Atlantic Bluet) [*] - Lestes forficula (Rainpool Spreadwing) [*] - Coryphaeschna viriditas (Mangrove Darner) - Micrathyria dissocians (Caribbean Dasher) - Hagenius brevistylus (Dragonhunter) - Dromogomphus spoliatus (Flag-tailed Spinyleg) - Stylogomphus albistylus (Eastern Least Clubtail) - Erpetogomphus designatus (Eastern Ringtail) - Arigomphus pallidus (Gray-green Clubtail) - Gomphus exilis (Lancet Clubtail) - Gomphus lividus (Ashy Clubtail) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Erythrodiplax umbrata (Band-winged Dragonlet) - Erythrodiplax minuscula (Little Blue Dragonlet) - Epitheca cynosura (Common Baskettail) - Somatochlora linearis (Mocha Emerald) - Anax junius (Common Green Darner) - Erythemis simplicicollis (Common Pondhawk) - Leucorrhinia intacta (Dot-tailed Whiteface) - Libellula needhami (Needham's Skimmer) - Celithemis elisa (Calico Pennant) - Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer) - Libellula vibrans (Great Blue Skimmer) - Leucorrhinia frigida (Frosted Whiteface) - Enallagma aspersum (Azure Bluet) - Argia tibialis (Blue-tipped Dancer) - Ischnura hastata (Citrine Forktail) - Ischnura posita (Fragile Forktail) - Enallagma basidens (Double-striped Bluet) - Ischnura verticalis (Eastern Forktail) - Calopteryx maculata (Ebony Jewelwing)
  • February 14, 2010 - 1 species added, 2 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Macrothemis celeno (Antillean Sylph)
  • January 3, 2010 - 4 species added, 21 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Enallagma ebrium (Marsh Bluet) [*] - Lestes inaequalis (Elegant Spreadwing) [*] - Lestes dryas (Emerald Spreadwing) [*] - Argia anceps [*] - Argia sedula (Blue-ringed Dancer) - Cordulegaster obliqua (Arrowhead Spiketail) - Tramea lacerata (Black Saddlebags) - Lestes eurinus (Amber-winged Spreadwing) - Cordulegaster bilineata (Brown Spiketail) - Somatochlora tenebrosa (Clamp-tipped Emerald)
  • November 1, 2009 - 7 species added, 80 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Somatochlora filosa (Fine-lined Emerald) [*] - Libellula axilena (Bar-winged Skimmer) [*] - Libellula flavida (Yellow-sided Skimmer) [*] - Libellula needhami (Needham's Skimmer) [*] - Libellula auripennis (Golden-winged Skimmer) [*] - Aeshna verticalis (Green-striped Darner) [*] - Macromia alleghaniensis (Allegheny River Cruiser) [*] - Nasiaeschna pentacantha (Cyrano Darner) - Erythemis simplicicollis (Common Pondhawk) - Brachymesia gravida (Four-spotted Pennant) - Libellula vibrans (Great Blue Skimmer) - Tachopteryx thoreyi (Gray Petaltail) - Somatochlora linearis (Mocha Emerald) - Somatochlora tenebrosa (Clamp-tipped Emerald) - Aeshna umbrosa (Shadow Darner) - Macromia illinoiensis (Swift River Cruiser) - Amphiagrion saucium (Eastern Red Damsel) - Argia bipunctulata (Seepage Dancer) - Ischnura hastata (Citrine Forktail) - Lestes australis (Southern Spreadwing)
  • June 22, 2009 - 1 species added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Macromia taeniolata (Royal River Cruiser) [*]
  • June 15, 2009 - 2 species added, 54 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Anax strenuus (Hawaiian Darner) [*] - Megalagrion nigrohamatum (Blackhook Hawaiian Damselfly) [*] - Libellula cyanea (Spangled Skimmer) - Ladona deplanata (Blue Corporal) - Libellula vibrans (Great Blue Skimmer) - Helocordulia uhleri (Uhler's Sundragon) - Cordulegaster obliqua (Arrowhead Spiketail) - Arigomphus villosipes (Unicorn Clubtail) - Gomphus crassus (Handsome Clubtail) - Gomphus vastus (Cobra Clubtail) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Gomphus externus (Plains Clubtail) - Gomphus quadricolor (Rapids Clubtail) - Ischnura posita (Fragile Forktail) - Ischnura ramburii (Rambur's Forktail) - Enallagma aspersum (Azure Bluet) - Argia tibialis (Blue-tipped Dancer) - Lestes eurinus (Amber-winged Spreadwing) - Basiaeschna janata (Springtime Darner)
  • June 9, 2009 - 3 species added, 114 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Anax longipes (Comet Darner) [*] - Rhionaeschna mutata (Spatterdock Darner) [*] - Argia agrioides (California Dancer) [*] - Enallagma coecum (Antillean Bluet) - Gomphus exilis (Lancet Clubtail) - Gomphus lividus (Ashy Clubtail) - Gomphus crassus (Handsome Clubtail) - Lestes eurinus (Amber-winged Spreadwing) - Lestes rectangularis (Slender Spreadwing) - Lestes congener (Spotted Spreadwing) - Lestes vigilax (Swamp Spreadwing) - Hetaerina americana (American Rubyspot) - Sympetrum vicinum (Autumn Meadowhawk) - Brachymesia furcata (Red-tailed Pennant) - Enallagma aspersum (Azure Bluet) - Argia apicalis (Blue-fronted Dancer) - Argia translata (Dusky Dancer) - Argia sedula (Blue-ringed Dancer) - Argia tibialis (Blue-tipped Dancer) - Argia moesta (Powdered Dancer) - Ischnura hastata (Citrine Forktail) - Enallagma basidens (Double-striped Bluet) - Enallagma civile (Familiar Bluet) - Ischnura verticalis (Eastern Forktail) - Ischnura posita (Fragile Forktail) - Enallagma traviatum (Slender Bluet) - Enallagma exsulans (Stream Bluet) - Calopteryx maculata (Ebony Jewelwing) - Tramea lacerata (Black Saddlebags) - Libellula semifasciata (Painted Skimmer) - Dromogomphus spinosus (Black-shouldered Spinyleg) - Dromogomphus spoliatus (Flag-tailed Spinyleg) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Anax junius (Common Green Darner) - Erythemis simplicicollis (Common Pondhawk) - Pantala hymenaea (Spot-winged Glider) - Plathemis lydia (Common Whitetail) - Sympetrum rubicundulum (Ruby Meadowhawk) - Epitheca princeps (Prince Baskettail) - Stylurus plagiatus (Russet-tipped Clubtail)
  • January 27, 2009 - 1 species added, 2 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Platygomphus dolabratus [*]
  • January 9, 2009 - 3 species added, 4 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Libellago lineata [*] - Davidioides martini [*] - Orthetrum glaucum [*] - Crocothemis servilia (Scarlet Skimmer)
  • January 1, 2009 - 1 species added, 3 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Lestes spumarius (Antillean Spreadwing) [*]
  • December 11, 2008 - 4 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Sympetrum obtrusum (White-faced Meadowhawk)
  • December 1, 2008 - 2 species added, 7 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Triacanthagyna septima (Pale-green Darner) [*] - Enallagma hageni (Hagen's Bluet) [*] - Micrathyria dissocians (Caribbean Dasher)
  • November 17, 2008 - 3 species added, 29 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Coryphaeschna viriditas (Mangrove Darner) [*] - Brachymesia herbida (Tawny Pennant) [*] - Erythrodiplax justiniana (Antillean Dragonlet) [*] - Tramea calverti (Striped Saddlebags) - Erythemis vesiculosa (Great Pondhawk) - Erythrodiplax berenice (Seaside Dragonlet) - Brachymesia furcata (Red-tailed Pennant) - Enallagma coecum (Antillean Bluet)
  • October 29, 2008 - 1 species added, 1 new photo added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Pseudoleon superbus (Filigree Skimmer) [*]
  • October 7, 2008 - 2 species added, 4 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Brachymesia furcata (Red-tailed Pennant) [*] - Tramea calverti (Striped Saddlebags) [*] - Orthemis ferruginea (Roseate Skimmer)
  • September 14, 2008 - 3 species added, 16 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Stylurus plagiatus (Russet-tipped Clubtail) - Anax junius (Common Green Darner) - Lestes congener (Spotted Spreadwing)
  • September 12, 2008 - 3 species added, 16 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Hetaerina titia (Smoky Rubyspot) [*] - Dythemis nigrescens (Black Setwing) [*] - Paltothemis lineatipes (Red Rock Skimmer) [*] - Erpetogomphus designatus (Eastern Ringtail) - Erpetogomphus lampropeltis (Serpent Ringtail) - Dromogomphus spoliatus (Flag-tailed Spinyleg) - Gomphus vastus (Cobra Clubtail) - Sympetrum ambiguum (Blue-faced Meadowhawk) - Arigomphus villosipes (Unicorn Clubtail) - Hagenius brevistylus (Dragonhunter) - Cordulegaster bilineata (Brown Spiketail)
  • August 28, 2008 - 1 species added, 54 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Erpetogomphus designatus (Eastern Ringtail) [*] - Dromogomphus spoliatus (Flag-tailed Spinyleg)
  • July 31, 2008 - 21 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Cordulegaster erronea (Tiger Spiketail) - Tachopteryx thoreyi (Gray Petaltail) - Celithemis elisa (Calico Pennant) - Stylogomphus albistylus (Eastern Least Clubtail) - Somatochlora linearis (Mocha Emerald) - Gomphus vastus (Cobra Clubtail) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Argia apicalis (Blue-fronted Dancer)
  • July 28, 2008 - 2 species added, 26 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Cordulegaster erronea (Tiger Spiketail) [*] - Stylurus spiniceps (Arrow Clubtail) [*] - Tachopteryx thoreyi (Gray Petaltail) - Dromogomphus spoliatus (Flag-tailed Spinyleg) - Stylogomphus albistylus (Eastern Least Clubtail) - Libellula vibrans (Great Blue Skimmer) - Libellula incesta (Slaty Skimmer)
  • July 17, 2008 - 7 species added, 27 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Somatochlora hineana (Hine's Emerald) [*] - Dorocordulia libera (Racket-tailed Emerald) [*] - Arigomphus submedianus (Jade Clubtail) [*] - Gomphus spicatus (Dusky Clubtail) - Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer) [*] - Leucorrhinia frigida (Frosted Whiteface) [*] - Ladona julia (Chalk-fronted Corporal) [*] - Leucorrhinia intacta (Dot-tailed Whiteface) [*] - Libellula saturata (Flame Skimmer) - Epiaeschna heros (Swamp Darner) - Gomphus graslinellus (Pronghorn Clubtail) - Enallagma aspersum (Azure Bluet)
  • July 8, 2008 - 1 species added, 4 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Cordulegaster obliqua (Arrowhead Spiketail) [*]
  • June 30, 2008 - 2 species added, 12 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Gomphus spicatus (Dusky Clubtail) [*] - Didymops transversa (Stream Cruiser) - Ischnura perparva (Western Forktail) [*]
  • June 19, 2008 - 24 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Gomphus vastus (Cobra Clubtail) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Gomphus graslinellus (Pronghorn Clubtail) - Hagenius brevistylus (Dragonhunter)
  • June 16, 2008 - 2 species added, 28 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Tachopteryx thoreyi (Gray Petaltail) [*] - Gomphus externus (Plains Clubtail) [*] - Gomphus vastus (Cobra Clubtail) - Gomphus crassus (Handsome Clubtail) - Gomphus fraternus (Midland Clubtail) - Stylogomphus albistylus (Eastern Least Clubtail) - Somatochlora tenebrosa (Clamp-tipped Emerald) - Perithemis intensa (Mexican Amberwing)
  • June 11, 2008 - 1 species added, 9 new photos added
    New photos have been added for the following species: - Gomphus lividus (Ashy Clubtail) [*] - Gomphus exilis (Lancet Clubtail) - Libellula semifasciata (Painted Skimmer)

    Identifications, Comments and Errors

    Please contact me with any identification information, comments or error corrections.


    If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
    Please select "Mangoverde Dragonflies" to view the entire dragonfly site.