LLELA Dragonfly and Damselfly Checklist

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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 & Emeralds Prince Baskettail Epitheca princeps
  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