Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • English
    • Odonates
    • Dragonflies and Damselflies
    • Dragonflies and damselfies
    • Kapowai
  • Scientific Names
    • Odonata
  • Italian
    • Libellule e Damigelle
  • Spanish
    • Libélulas y caballitos del diablo

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

3633204236 45069b680d sMagnifier 7936008640 64baaf59ae sMagnifier 687775529 52d2cd7e07 sMagnifier 3540830514 d3b7bd6bed sMagnifier 3540019059 20b7479ea8 sMagnifier 200458081 81232d7e81 sMagnifier 208884819 c96c24dd9f sMagnifier 4148439366 b20a97e3e9 sMagnifier 175909031 69f1496863 sMagnifier 747282200 5d402120e2 sMagnifier 3621937178 0a97ea9ce9 sMagnifier 18064382 af881c05c5 sMagnifier 2631246902 28bca558fa sMagnifier 2679893854 93f7a72e39 sMagnifier 3603835178 d5f85acd0e sMagnifier 3510615759 094f3eb5a7 sMagnifier 3596004478 5b98e906a7 sMagnifier 4567767599 22b7f476ce sMagnifier 3989313003 cf3a101996 sMagnifier 1392928375 4b81e08984 sMagnifier 3947526977 6a5c110a8e sMagnifier 3781208830 dbd6064543 sMagnifier 2636540993 56c63c30c5 sMagnifier 3850104684 acbaebf6d7 sMagnifier
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Odonata."
Invite photos to iNat » View all photos tagged "Odonata" on Flickr »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dragonflies Suborder Anisoptera

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

abr

Date

April 20, 2015 06:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gaudettelaura

Date

March 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 11:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darners Family Aeshnidae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 11:50 AM PDT

Description

About 1.5" long.

Photos / Sounds

What

Band-winged Dragonlet Erythrodiplax umbrata

Observer

magazhu

Date

April 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

17217093381 c19a8df140 s

Observer

knightericm

Date

April 19, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Swamp Darner Epiaeschna heros

Observer

james5

Date

April 20, 2015

Description

Largest size of Dragon Fly, Darner.
Observed at 15 feet with 10x Nikon Action Binoculars for a minute or two. Colored Head, Abdomen brown with green thin rings along the Abdomen.

Patrolling a heavily flooded swamp-like forest seasonal wetland, making rectangles. Photographed this species here in previous years.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

April 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

April 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

April 20, 2015

Description

Lots of adults patrolling, but I could only photograph this exuvia.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

Observer

dpom

Date

April 20, 2015 12:42 PM PDT
View all observations

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.