& damselflies


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Guide to dragonflies and damselflies

Focusing on fine photography, taxonomy and short descriptions of dragonflies and damselflies.

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Dragonflies (Anisoptera )

Anax junius, Green Darter Celithemis elisa, Elisa skimmer, Calico pennant Celithemis eponina, Halloween pennant
Anax junius Celithemis elisa Celithemis eponina
Erythemis simplicicollis, green jacket skimmer, common pondhawk Libellula incesta, slaty skimmer Libellula luctuosa, widow skimmer
Erythemis simplicicollis Libellula incesta Libellula luctuosa
Perithemis-tenera, Eastern amberwing Plathemis lydia, commonn whitetail Erythrodiplax berenice, seaside dragonlet
Perithemis tenera Plathemis lydia Erythrodiplax berenice
Pachydiplax longipennis, Blue Dasher    
Pachydiplax longipennis    



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Damselflies (Zygoptera )

Calopteryx maculata, ebony jewelwing damselfly Enallagma civile, familiar bluet  
Calopteryx maculata Enallagma civile