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Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the United States

Odonata of Iowa


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Calopterygidae

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

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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 Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
NoAct NoPic Sweetflag Spreadwing (Lestes forcipatus)
NoAct NoPic Elegant Spreadwing (Lestes inaequalis)
NoAct Pic Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
NoAct NoPic Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)

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Coenagrionidae

NoAct NoPic Eastern Red Damsel (Amphiagrion saucium)
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 Pic Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
NoAct NoPic Springwater Dancer (Argia plana)
NoAct NoPic Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis)
NoAct NoPic Prairie Bluet (Coenagrion angulatum)
NoAct NoPic Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
NoAct NoPic River Bluet (Enallagma anna)
NoAct NoPic Rainbow Bluet (Enallagma antennatum)
NoAct NoPic Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
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 Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
NoAct NoPic Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
NoAct NoPic Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
NoAct NoPic Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
NoAct NoPic Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
NoAct NoPic Slender Bluet (Enallagma traviatum)
NoAct NoPic Vesper Bluet (Enallagma vesperum)
NoAct NoPic Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)
NoAct NoPic Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita)
NoAct NoPic Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
NoAct NoPic Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)

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Aeshnidae

NoAct NoPic Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)
NoAct Pic Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
NoAct NoPic Variable Darner (Aeshna interrupta)
NoAct Pic Blue-eyed Darner (Aeshna multicolor)
NoAct NoPic Spatterdock Darner (Aeshna mutata)
NoAct Pic Black-tipped Darner (Aeshna tuberculifera)
NoAct Pic Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
NoAct NoPic Green-striped Darner (Aeshna verticalis)
NoAct Pic Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
NoAct NoPic Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa)
NoAct NoPic Swamp Darner (Epiaeschna heros)
NoAct NoPic Cyrano Darner (Nasiaeschna pentacantha)

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Gomphidae

NoAct Pic Horned Clubtail (Arigomphus cornutus)
NoAct NoPic Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)
NoAct NoPic Flag-tailed Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spoliatus)
NoAct NoPic Plains Clubtail (Gomphus externus)
NoAct Pic Midland Clubtail (Gomphus fraternus)
NoAct NoPic Cobra Clubtail (Gomphus vastus)
NoAct NoPic Pronghorn Clubtail (Gomphus graslinellus)
NoAct NoPic Sulphur-tipped Clubtail (Gomphus militaris)
NoAct Pic Rapids Clubtail (Gomphus quadricolor)
NoAct NoPic Brook Snaketail (Ophiogomphus aspersus)
NoAct Pic Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
NoAct NoPic Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)
NoAct NoPic Riverine Clubtail (Stylurus amnicola)
NoAct NoPic Brimstone Clubtail (Stylurus intricatus)
NoAct NoPic Elusive Clubtail (Stylurus notatus)
NoAct NoPic Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
NoAct NoPic Arrow Clubtail (Stylurus spiniceps)

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Corduliidae

NoAct NoPic Illinois River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis)
NoAct NoPic Royal River Cruiser (Macromia taeniolata)
NoAct NoPic Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
NoAct Pic Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
NoAct NoPic Smoky Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia molesta)
NoAct NoPic Plains Emerald (Somatochlora ensigera)
NoAct NoPic Mocha Emerald (Somatochlora linearis)

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Libellulidae

NoAct Pic Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
NoAct Pic Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
NoAct Pic Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
NoAct Pic Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
NoAct Pic Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea)
NoAct Pic Slaty Skimmer (Libellula incesta)
NoAct Pic Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
NoAct Pic Common Whitetail (Libellula lydia)
NoAct Pic Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
NoAct Pic Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
NoAct Pic Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
NoAct Pic Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)
NoAct NoPic Spot-winged Glider (Pantala hymenaea)
NoAct Pic Blue-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum ambiguum)
NoAct Pic Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
NoAct Pic Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum)
NoAct Pic Cherry-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum internum)
NoAct Pic White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
NoAct Pic Western Meadowhawk (Sympetrum occidentale)
NoAct NoPic Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
NoAct Pic Yellow-legged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
NoAct NoPic Striped Saddlebags (Tramea calverti)
NoAct NoPic Carolina Saddlebags (Tramea carolina)
NoAct Pic Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
NoAct NoPic Red-mantled Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

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