Classification
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All Names

  • Italian
    • Odonati
    • Libellule e Damigelle
  • Chinese (Traditional Taiwan)
    • 蜻蜓目 (qīng tíng mù)
  • Belarusian
    • Стракозы
  • Russian
    • Стрекозы
  • English
    • Dragonflies and Damselflies
    • Odonates
    • Odes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蜻蛉目
  • Scientific Names
    • Odonata
  • Spanish
    • Libélulas y caballitos del diablo
  • Maori
    • Kapowai
  • French
    • odonates
  • German
    • Libellen

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Recent observations

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Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

tadamcochran

Date

July 27, 2016 10:19 PM CDT

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Blue-fronted Dancer Argia apicalis

Observer

tadamcochran

Date

July 27, 2016 10:10 PM CDT

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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

rmorgan

Date

July 20, 2016 08:45 AM CDT

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Description

In my Pasture

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Amberwings Genus Perithemis

Observer

rmorgan

Date

July 20, 2016 05:23 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Very tiny about 1 inch long

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Amberwings Genus Perithemis

Observer

rmorgan

Date

July 28, 2016 09:01 AM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Very tiny only about 1 inch long

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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

rmorgan

Date

July 22, 2016 08:58 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

One of many in my pasture

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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

rmorgan

Date

July 23, 2016 09:07 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

One of many in my pasture

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What

Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

Observer

ekdelval

Date

July 14, 2016 12:29 PM CDT

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Common Green Darner Anax junius

Observer

masternatzombie

Date

July 28, 2016 01:30 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

On a tomato plant. Is it a male or female. I believe female.

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Four-spotted Skimmer Libellula quadrimaculata

Observer

rwh

Date

July 28, 2016 10:52 AM ADT

Description

Adult male with very worn wings

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Dragonflies and Damselflies Order Odonata

Observer

pacof

Date

July 23, 2016 01:11 PM CST

Description

En Paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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Dragonflies and Damselflies Order Odonata

Observer

pacof

Date

July 23, 2016 01:11 PM MDT

Description

En Paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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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.

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