LLELA Dragonfly Checklist

Family

Common Name

Scientific Name

Calopterygidae—Broad-winged

Ebony Jewelwing

Calopteryx maculata

Damsels

American Rubyspot

Hetaerina americana

 

 

 

Coenagrionidae—Pond

Blue-fronted Dancer

Argia apicalis

Damsels

Comanche Dancer

Argia barretti

 

Variable Dancer

Argia fumipennis

 

Kiowa Dancer

Argia immunda

 

Powdered Dancer

Argia moesta

 

Aztec Dancer

Argia nahuana

 

Springwater Dancer

Argia plana

 

Blue-ringed Dancer

Argia sedula

 

Familiar Bluet

Enallagma civile

 

Orange Bluet

Enallagma signatum

 

Citrine Forktail

Ischnura hastata

 

Fragile Forktail

Ischnura posita

 

Rambur’s Forktail

Ischnura ramburii

 

Desert Firetail

Telebasis salva

 

 

 

Lestidae—Spreadwings

Southern Spreadwing

Lestes australis

 

 

 

Aeshnidae—Darners

Common Green Darner

Anax junius

 

Swamp Darner

Epiaeschna heros

 

Cyrano Darner

Nasiaeschna pentacantha

 

 

 

Corduliidae-Cruisers

Prince Baskettail

Epitheca princeps

& Emeralds

Swift River Cruiser

Macromia illinoiensis

 

 

 

Gomphidae—Clubtails

Jade Clubtail

Arigomphus submedianus

 

Flag-tailed Spinyleg

Dromogomphus spoliatus

 

Eastern Ringtail

Erpetogomphus designatus

 

Plains Clubtail

Gomphus externus

 

Sulphur-tipped Clubtail

Gomphus militaris

 

Oklahoma Clubtail

Gomphus oklahomensis

 

Cobra Clubtail

Gomphus vastus

 

Russet-tipped Clubtail

Stylurus plagiatus

 

 

 

Libellulidae—Skimmers

Four-spotted Pennant

Brachymesia gravida

 

Halloween Pennant

Celithemis eponina

 

Banded Pennant

Celithemis fasciata

 

Checkered Setwing

Dythemis fugax

 

Swift Setwing

Dythemis velox

 

Eastern Pondhawk

Erythemis simplicicollis

 

Great Pondhawk

Erythemis vesiculosa

 

Band-winged Dragonlet

Erythrodiplax umbrata

 

Blue Corporal

Ladona deplanata

 

Comanche Skimmer

Libellula comanche

 

Neon Skimmer

Libellula croceipennis

 

Yellow-sided Skimmer

Libellula flavida

 

Slaty Skimmer

Libellula incesta

 

Widow Skimmer

Libellula luctuosa

 

Twelve-spotted Skimmer

Libellula pulchella

 

Great Blue Skimmer

Libellula vibrans

 

Hyacinth Glider

Miathyria marcella

 

Roseate Skimmer

Orthemis ferruginea

 

Blue Dasher

Pachydiplax longipennis

 

Wandering Glider

Pantala flavescens

 

Spot-winged Glider

Pantala hymenaea

 

Eastern Amberwing

Perithemis tenera

 

Common Whitetail

Plathemis lydia

 

Blue-faced Meadowhawk

Sympetrum ambiguum

 

Variegated Meadowhawk

Sympetrum corruptum

 

Carolina Saddlebags

Tramea carolina

 

Black Saddlebags

Tramea lacerata

 

Red Saddlebags

Tramea onusta