NPS National Capital Region Odonata

A list of the dragonflies and damselflies that have been observed in the National Parks of the National Capital Region. This includes parks like Catoctin Mountain Park, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Prince William Forest Park, Manassas National Battlefield Park, and Wolf Trap ...more ↓

Shadow Darner 1
Aeshna umbrosa
Common Green Darner 2
Anax junius
Great Spreadwing 3
Archilestes grandis
Blue-fronted Dancer 2
Argia apicalis
Violet Dancer 4
Argia fumipennis violacea
Powdered Dancer 5
Argia moesta
Blue-ringed Dancer 6
Argia sedula
Blue-tipped Dancer 7
Argia tibialis
Dusky Dancer 8
Argia translata
Vivid Dancer 9
Argia vivida
Springtime Darner 11
Basiaeschna janata
Fawn Darner 12
Boyeria vinosa
Ebony Jewelwing 13
Calopteryx maculata
Calico Pennant 14
Celithemis elisa
Halloween Pennant 15
Celithemis eponina
Stream Cruiser 20
Didymops transversa
Black-shouldered Spinyleg 6
Dromogomphus spinosus
Double-striped Bluet 21
Enallagma basidens
Familiar Bluet 22
Enallagma civile
Big Bluet 23
Enallagma durum
Marsh Bluet 24
Enallagma ebrium
Stream Bluet 2
Enallagma exsulans
Skimming Bluet 25
Enallagma geminatum
Orange Bluet 26
Enallagma signatum
Swamp Darner 16
Epiaeschna heros
Common Baskettail 27
Epitheca cynosura
Prince Baskettail 28
Epitheca princeps
Eastern Ringtail 29
Erpetogomphus designatus
Eastern Pondhawk 30
Erythemis simplicicollis
Clubtails 10
Gomphidae
Spine-crowned Clubtail 24
Gomphus abbreviatus
Lancet Clubtail 16
Gomphus exilis
Midland Clubtail 25
Gomphus fraternus
Splendid Clubtail 32
Gomphus lineatifrons
Ashy Clubtail 6
Gomphus lividus
Cobra Clubtail 33
Gomphus vastus
Dragonhunter 6
Hagenius brevistylus
American Rubyspot 35
Hetaerina americana
Fragile Forktail 36
Ischnura posita
Eastern Forktail 1
Ischnura verticalis
Blue Corporal 5
Ladona deplanata
Southern Pygmy Clubtail 37
Lanthus vernalis
Slender Spreadwing 1
Lestes rectangularis
Swamp Spreadwing 35
Lestes vigilax
Bar-winged Skimmer 6
Libellula axilena
Slaty Skimmer 13
Libellula incesta
Widow Skimmer 38
Libellula luctuosa
Twelve-spotted Skimmer 40
Libellula pulchella
Painted Skimmer 41
Libellula semifasciata
Great Blue Skimmer 23
Libellula vibrans
Skimmers 42
Libellulidae
Swift River Cruiser 6
Macromia illinoiensis
Swift River Cruiser 16
Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis
Western River Cruiser 43
Macromia magnifica
Royal River Cruiser 33
Macromia taeniolata
Sedge Sprite 1
Nehalennia irene
Umber Shadowdragon 35
Neurocordulia obsoleta
Blue Dasher 44
Pachydiplax longipennis
Wandering Glider 45
Pantala flavescens
Spot-winged Glider 46
Pantala hymenaea
Eastern Amberwing 29
Perithemis tenera
Common Whitetail 39
Plathemis lydia
Mocha Emerald 47
Somatochlora linearis
Eastern Least Clubtail 40
Stylogomphus albistylus
Arrow Clubtail 48
Stylurus spiniceps
Blue-faced Meadowhawk 5
Sympetrum ambiguum
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk 32
Sympetrum internum
Autumn Meadowhawk 5
Sympetrum vicinum

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