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Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the United States

Odonata of California


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Calopterygidae

NoAct Pic American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
NoAct NoPic Canyon Rubyspot (Hetaerina vulnerata)

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Lestidae

NoAct NoPic Great Spreadwing (Archilestes grandis)
NoAct NoPic Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes congener)
NoAct NoPic Common Spreadwing (Lestes disjunctus)
NoAct NoPic Emerald Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)
NoAct NoPic Black Spreadwing (Lestes stultus)

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Coenagrionidae

NoAct NoPic Western Red Damsel (Amphiagrion abbreviatum)
NoAct NoPic California Dancer (Argia agrioides)
NoAct NoPic Paiute Dancer (Argia alberta)
NoAct NoPic Lavender Dancer (Argia hinei)
NoAct NoPic Kiowa Dancer (Argia immunda)
NoAct NoPic Sooty Dancer (Argia lugens)
NoAct NoPic Aztec Dancer (Argia nahuana)
NoAct NoPic Vivid Dancer (Argia vivida)
NoAct NoPic River Bluet (Enallagma anna)
NoAct NoPic Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens)
NoAct NoPic Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
NoAct NoPic Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
NoAct NoPic Alkali Bluet (Enallagma clausum)
NoAct NoPic Northern Bluet (Enallagma cyathigerum)
NoAct NoPic Desert Forktail (Ischnura barberi)
NoAct NoPic Pacific Forktail (Ischnura cervula)
NoAct NoPic Black-fronted Forktail (Ischnura denticollis)
NoAct NoPic Swift Forktail (Ischnura erratica)
NoAct NoPic San Francisco Forktail (Ischnura gemina)
NoAct NoPic Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)
NoAct NoPic Western Forktail (Ischnura perparva)
NoAct NoPic Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
NoAct NoPic Desert Firetail (Telebasis salva)
NoAct NoPic Exclamation Damsel (Zoniagrion exclamationis)

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Petaluridae

SpAct NoPic Black Petaltail (Tanypteryx hageni)

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Aeshnidae

NoAct NoPic Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)
NoAct NoPic Variable Darner (Aeshna interrupta)
NoAct NoPic Paddle-tailed Darner (Aeshna palmata)
NoAct Pic Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
NoAct NoPic Walker's Darner (Aeshna walkeri)
NoAct Pic Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
NoAct NoPic Giant Darner (Anax walsinghami)

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Gomphidae

NoAct NoPic White-belted Ringtail (Erpetogomphus compositus)
NoAct NoPic Serpent Ringtail (Erpetogomphus lampropeltis)
SpAct NoPic Grappletail (Octogomphus specularis)
NoAct NoPic Bison Snaketail (Ophiogomphus bison)
NoAct NoPic Pale Snaketail (Ophiogomphus severus)
NoAct NoPic Gray Sanddragon (Progomphus borealis)
NoAct NoPic Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)

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Cordulegastridae

NoAct NoPic Pacific Spiketail (Cordulegaster dorsalis)

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Corduliidae

NoAct NoPic Western River Cruiser (Macromia magnifica)
NoAct NoPic Ringed Emerald (Somatochlora albicincta)

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Libellulidae

NoAct NoPic Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata)
NoAct Pic Seaside Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax berenice)
NoAct Pic Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
NoAct Pic Red-waisted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
NoAct Pic Neon Skimmer (Libellula croceipennis)
NoAct Pic Chalk-fronted Corporal (Libellula julia)
NoAct Pic Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
NoAct Pic Common Whitetail (Libellula lydia)
NoAct NoPic Hoary Skimmer (Libellula nodisticta)
NoAct Pic Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
NoAct Pic Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
NoAct Pic Flame Skimmer (Libellula saturata)
NoAct NoPic Marl Pennant (Macrodiplax balteata)
NoAct Pic Roseate Skimmer (Orthemis ferruginea)
NoAct NoPic Red Rock Skimmer (Paltothemis lineatipes)
NoAct Pic Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
NoAct NoPic Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)
NoAct NoPic Mexican Amberwing (Perithemis intensa)
NoAct Pic Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
NoAct Pic Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum)
NoAct NoPic Black Meadowhawk (Sympetrum danae)
NoAct Pic White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
NoAct Pic Western Meadowhawk (Sympetrum occidentale)
NoAct NoPic Striped Meadowhawk (Sympetrum pallipes)
NoAct Pic Yellow-legged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
NoAct NoPic Red-mantled Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

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