Classification
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  • Portuguese
    • Libélulas e libelinhas
  • 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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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

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gaudettelaura

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August 21, 2012 01:15 PM EDT

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Powdered Dancer Argia moesta

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gaudettelaura

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August 21, 2012 12:28 PM EDT

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Amberwings Genus Perithemis

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francisco3

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December 8, 2016 11:42 AM HST

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Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

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danieldorantes7

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October 22, 2016 05:27 PM CDT

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Band-winged Dragonlet Erythrodiplax umbrata

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danieldorantes7

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September 27, 2016 09:27 AM CDT

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SONY DSC

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Striped Saddlebags Tramea calverti

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danieldorantes7

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September 27, 2016 07:24 PM CDT

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Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

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danieldorantes7

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September 27, 2016 07:24 PM CDT

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Powdered Dancer Argia moesta

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sheliahargis

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November 27, 2016 09:04 AM CST

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Narrow-winged Damselflies Family Coenagrionidae

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charro

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September 16, 2016 09:25 AM CDT

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Argia vivida???

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Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta

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macortes

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December 8, 2016 02:55 PM CST

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Southern Darter Sympetrum meridionale

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exonie

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November 5, 2016 01:29 PM EET

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Blue-fronted Dancer Argia apicalis

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mkosiewski

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October 1, 2016 11:59 AM EDT
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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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