Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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jimjohnson

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July 9, 2007

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jimjohnson

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June 24, 2006

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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August 19, 2011

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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June 17, 2011

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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September 18, 2010

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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September 17, 2010

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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July 3, 2009

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Bleached Skimmer Libellula composita

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jimjohnson

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July 1, 2006

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Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

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jimjohnson

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August 19, 2011

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Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

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jimjohnson

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August 19, 2011

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Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

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jimjohnson

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September 18, 2010

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Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

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jimjohnson

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July 4, 2009
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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.