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Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the United States

Odonata of Colorado


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Calopterygidae

NoAct NoPic River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)
NoAct NoPic Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
NoAct Pic American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)

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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 Sweetflag Spreadwing (Lestes forcipatus)
NoAct Pic Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
NoAct NoPic Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)

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Coenagrionidae

NoAct NoPic Western Red Damsel (Amphiagrion abbreviatum)
NoAct NoPic Paiute Dancer (Argia alberta)
NoAct NoPic Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
NoAct NoPic Emma's Dancer (Argia emma)
NoAct Pic Variable Dancer (Argia fumipennis)
NoAct NoPic Sooty Dancer (Argia lugens)
NoAct Pic Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
NoAct NoPic Aztec Dancer (Argia nahuana)
NoAct NoPic Springwater Dancer (Argia plana)
NoAct NoPic Blue-ringed Dancer (Argia sedula)
NoAct NoPic Vivid Dancer (Argia vivida)
NoAct NoPic Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
NoAct NoPic River Bluet (Enallagma anna)
NoAct NoPic Rainbow Bluet (Enallagma antennatum)
NoAct NoPic Double-striped Bluet (Enallagma basidens)
NoAct NoPic Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
NoAct NoPic Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
NoAct NoPic Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
NoAct NoPic Alkali Bluet (Enallagma clausum)
NoAct NoPic Northern Bluet (Enallagma cyathigerum)
NoAct NoPic Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
NoAct NoPic Arroyo Bluet (Enallagma praevarum)
NoAct NoPic Vesper Bluet (Enallagma vesperum)
NoAct NoPic Painted Damsel (Hesperagrion heterodoxum)
NoAct NoPic Pacific Forktail (Ischnura cervula)
NoAct NoPic Plains Forktail (Ischnura damula)
NoAct NoPic Mexican Forktail (Ischnura demorsa)
NoAct NoPic Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)
NoAct NoPic Western Forktail (Ischnura perparva)
NoAct NoPic Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)

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Aeshnidae

NoAct Pic Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
NoAct NoPic Lake Darner (Aeshna eremita)
NoAct NoPic Variable Darner (Aeshna interrupta)
NoAct NoPic Sedge Darner (Aeshna juncea)
NoAct Pic Blue-eyed Darner (Aeshna multicolor)
NoAct NoPic Paddle-tailed Darner (Aeshna palmata)
NoAct Pic Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
NoAct Pic Common Green Darner (Anax junius)

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Gomphidae

NoAct NoPic Eastern Ringtail (Erpetogomphus designatus)
NoAct NoPic Plains Clubtail (Gomphus externus)
NoAct NoPic Sulphur-tipped Clubtail (Gomphus militaris)
NoAct NoPic Pale Snaketail (Ophiogomphus severus)
NoAct NoPic Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)
NoAct NoPic Brimstone Clubtail (Stylurus intricatus)

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Cordulegastridae

NoAct NoPic Pacific Spiketail (Cordulegaster dorsalis)

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Corduliidae

NoAct Pic American Emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)
NoAct Pic Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
NoAct NoPic Dot-winged Baskettail (Epitheca petechialis)
NoAct NoPic Plains Emerald (Somatochlora ensigera)
NoAct NoPic Hudsonian Emerald (Somatochlora hudsonica)
NoAct NoPic Ocellated Emerald (Somatochlora minor)
NoAct NoPic Mountain Emerald (Somatochlora semicircularis)

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Libellulidae

NoAct Pic Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
NoAct Pic Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
NoAct NoPic Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata)
NoAct Pic Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
NoAct NoPic Boreal Whiteface (Leucorrhinia borealis)
NoAct Pic Hudsonian Whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)
NoAct Pic Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
NoAct Pic Red-waisted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
NoAct NoPic Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis)
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 Desert Whitetail (Libellula subornata)
NoAct Pic Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
NoAct Pic Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
NoAct NoPic Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)
NoAct Pic Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
NoAct Pic Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
NoAct Pic Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum)
NoAct NoPic Black Meadowhawk (Sympetrum danae)
NoAct Pic Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)
NoAct NoPic Red-veined Meadowhawk (Sympetrum madidum)
NoAct Pic White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
NoAct Pic Western Meadowhawk (Sympetrum occidentale)
NoAct NoPic Striped Meadowhawk (Sympetrum pallipes)
NoAct NoPic Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
NoAct Pic Yellow-legged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
NoAct Pic Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
NoAct NoPic Red-mantled Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

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