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    • Odonates
    • Dragonflies and Damselflies
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    • Odonata
  • Italian
    • Libellule e Damigelle
  • Spanish
    • Libélulas y caballitos del diablo

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Recent observations

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What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 24, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 24, 2014

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What

Great Blue Skimmer Libellula vibrans

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

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Eastern Ringtail Erpetogomphus designatus

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

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What

Five-striped Leaftail Phyllogomphoides albrighti

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

female

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Square

What

Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

female

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Square

What

Desert Firetail Telebasis salva

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

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Slaty Skimmer Libellula incesta

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

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Stream Bluet Enallagma exsulans

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

female

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue-fronted Dancer Argia apicalis

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

male

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Square

What

Five-striped Leaftail Phyllogomphoides albrighti

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

male

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Pondhawk Erythemis vesiculosa

Observer

greglasley

Date

July 28, 2014
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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.