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    • 蜻蜓目 (qīng tíng mù)
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    • Стракозы
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    • Libellule e Damigelle
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    • Dragonflies and Damselflies
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    • Odonata
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 03:37 PM EDT

Description

Great Blue or similar, just after the 12 spotted lady beetle.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 03:17 PM EDT

Description

Large green dragon

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fragile Forktail Ischnura posita

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 03:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Spreadwings Genus Lestes

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 12:21 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 12:04 PM EDT

Description

Tiny

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 10:46 AM EDT

Description

Bright orange near lake

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

royaltyler

Date

May 26, 2016 10:02 AM EDT

Description

Have closeups to add later

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Baskettail Epitheca cynosura

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Springtime Darner Basiaeschna janata

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Chalk-fronted Corporal Ladona julia

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Beaverpond Baskettail Epitheca canis

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

May 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

atreefalling

Date

May 27, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing dragonflies (Anisoptera/Epiprocta) and damselflies (Zygoptera). The word dragonfly is also sometimes used to refer to all Odonata, but odonate is a more correct English name for the group as a whole. Odonata enthusiasts avoid ambiguity by using the term true dragonfly, or simply Anisopteran, when referring to just the Anisoptera. The term Warriorfly has also been proposed. Some 5,900 species have been described in this order.

No range data available.
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