2965 thumb Dragonflies and Damselflies of Alabama

This guide is a reference for identifying all species dragonflies and damselflies reported from Alabama. If you have additions or corrections please send them to jpfriel@ua.edu.

Small
Bar-winged Skimmer 2
Libellula axilena
Small
Spangled Skimmer 3
Libellula cyanea
Small
Yellow-sided Skimmer 4
Libellula flavida
Small
Slaty Skimmer 5
Libellula incesta
Small
Widow Skimmer 6
Libellula luctuosa
Small
Needham's Skimmer 7
Libellula needhami
Small
Twelve-spotted Skimmer 8
Libellula pulchella
Small
Painted Skimmer 9
Libellula semifasciata
Small
Great Blue Skimmer 10
Libellula vibrans
Small
Amanda's Pennant 11
Celithemis amanda
Small
Red-veined Pennant 12
Celithemis bertha
Small
Calico Pennant 13
Celithemis elisa
Small
Halloween Pennant 14
Celithemis eponina
Small
Banded Pennant 12
Celithemis fasciata
Small
Ornate Pennant 15
Celithemis ornata
Small
Blue-faced Meadowhawk 12
Sympetrum ambiguum
Small
Variegated Meadowhawk 18
Sympetrum corruptum
Small
Band-winged Meadowhawk 20
Sympetrum semicinctum
Small
Black Saddlebags 2
Tramea lacerata
Small
Red Saddlebags 23
Tramea onusta
Small
Eastern Pondhawk 24
Erythemis simplicicollis
Small
Blue Corporal 12
Ladona deplanata
Small
Blue Dasher 25
Pachydiplax longipennis
Small
Eastern Amberwing 23
Perithemis tenera
Small
Four-spotted Pennant 2
Brachymesia gravida
Small
Roseate Skimmer 26
Orthemis ferruginea
Small
Common Whitetail 27
Plathemis lydia

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