Ohio Dragonfly Survey Updates

Hello Everyone,

We are up to 63 members and 277 contributors and 7,300+ observations in the Ohio Dragonfly Survey project! Thank you to everyone who has helped so far.

This is a brief update for those who did not get the email update. If you want on the email list either send me a message here or shoot an email to

To start, we are more than halfway through the 2017 season! We've had several interesting records this year including a new state record of the Belted Whiteface (Ladona proxima) by Rick Nirshl, new locations for the Swift Setwing (Dythemis velox), and reports of Rambur's Forktail (Ischnura ramburii) in water gardens.

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Not all of the Odonata can be identified with a photograph in the field, thus the Ohio Dragonfly Survey is providing certain supplies. If you plan on submitting a collection to be included in the Ohio Dragonfly Survey then I have ...more ↓

Posted on July 25, 2017 08:49 PM by malisaspring malisaspring | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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This project is to update information on the distribution and abundance of Ohio dragonflies and damselflies. It is an update from the first Ohio Odonata Survey which ran from 1991 to 2000, and resulted in the publication by the Ohio Biological Survey of "The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ohio."

The first survey was entirely based up museum specimens, new collections of specimens, and ...more ↓

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