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Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of the United States

Odonata of Illinois


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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)
NoAct NoPic Swamp Spreadwing (Lestes vigilax)

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Coenagrionidae

NoAct NoPic Eastern Red Damsel (Amphiagrion saucium)
NoAct NoPic Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
NoAct Pic Variable Dancer (Argia fumipennis)
NoAct Pic Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
NoAct NoPic Blue-ringed Dancer (Argia sedula)
NoAct NoPic Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis)
NoAct NoPic Dusky Dancer (Argia translata)
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 Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
NoAct NoPic Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile)
NoAct NoPic Turquoise Bluet (Enallagma divagans)
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 Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)
NoAct NoPic Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita)
NoAct NoPic Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
NoAct NoPic Sphagnum Sprite (Nehalennia gracilis)
NoAct NoPic Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
NoAct NoPic Duckweek Firetail (Telebasis byersi)

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Petaluridae

NoAct NoPic Gray Petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi)

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Aeshnidae

NoAct NoPic Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)
NoAct NoPic Mottled Darner (Aeshna clepsydra)
NoAct Pic Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
NoAct NoPic Spatterdock Darner (Aeshna mutata)
NoAct Pic Shadow Darner (Aeshna umbrosa)
NoAct NoPic Green-striped Darner (Aeshna verticalis)
NoAct Pic Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
NoAct NoPic Comet Darner (Anax longipes)
NoAct Pic Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata)
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 Lilypad Clubtail (Arigomphus furcifer)
NoAct NoPic Stillwater Clubtail (Arigomphus lentulus)
NoAct NoPic Bayou Clubtail (Arigomphus maxwelli)
NoAct NoPic Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)
NoAct NoPic Unicorn Clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes)
NoAct NoPic Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus)
NoAct NoPic Flag-tailed Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spoliatus)
NoAct NoPic Eastern Ringtail (Erpetogomphus designatus)
NoAct NoPic Plains Clubtail (Gomphus externus)
NoAct Pic Midland Clubtail (Gomphus fraternus)
NoAct NoPic Cocoa Clubtail (Gomphus hybridus)
NoAct NoPic Cobra Clubtail (Gomphus vastus)
NoAct Pic Lancet Clubtail (Gomphus exilis)
NoAct NoPic Pronghorn Clubtail (Gomphus graslinellus)
NoAct Pic Dusky Clubtail (Gomphus spicatus)
NoAct Pic Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
NoAct Pic Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
NoAct NoPic Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)
NoAct NoPic Riverine Clubtail (Stylurus amnicola)
NoAct NoPic Elusive Clubtail (Stylurus notatus)
NoAct NoPic Russet-tipped Clubtail (Stylurus plagiatus)
NoAct NoPic Arrow Clubtail (Stylurus spiniceps)

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Cordulegastridae

NoAct NoPic Brown Spiketail (Cordulegaster bilineata)
NoAct NoPic Delta-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster diastatops)
NoAct NoPic Tiger Spiketail (Cordulegaster erronea)
NoAct NoPic Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)

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Corduliidae

NoAct Pic Stream Cruiser (Didymops transversa)
NoAct NoPic Allegheny River Cruiser (Macromia alleghaniensis)
NoAct NoPic Illinois River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis)
NoAct NoPic Gilded River Cruiser (Macromia pacifica)
NoAct NoPic Royal River Cruiser (Macromia taeniolata)
NoAct NoPic Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
NoAct NoPic Stripe-winged Baskettail (Epitheca costalis)
NoAct Pic Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
NoAct Pic Spiny Baskettail (Epitheca spinigera)
NoAct NoPic Smoky Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia molesta)
NoAct NoPic Orange Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia xanthosoma)
NoAct NoPic Stygian Shadowdragon (Neurocordulia yamaskanensis)
NoAct NoPic Hine's Emerald (Somatochlora hineana)
NoAct NoPic Mocha Emerald (Somatochlora linearis)
NoAct NoPic Clamp-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora tenebrosa)

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Libellulidae

NoAct Pic Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
NoAct Pic Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
NoAct Pic Banded Pennant (Celithemis fasciata)
NoAct NoPic Double-ringed Pennant (Celithemis verna)
NoAct NoPic Checkered Setwing (Dythemis fugax)
NoAct NoPic Swift Setwing (Dythemis velox)
NoAct Pic Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
NoAct NoPic Little Blue Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax minuscula)
NoAct Pic Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
NoAct Pic Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea)
NoAct Pic Blue Corporal (Libellula deplanata)
NoAct Pic Slaty Skimmer (Libellula incesta)
NoAct Pic Chalk-fronted Corporal (Libellula julia)
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 NoPic Painted Skimmer (Libellula semifasciata)
NoAct Pic Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans)
NoAct NoPic Elfin Skimmer (Nannothemis bella)
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 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 NoPic Ruby Meadowhawk (Sympetrum rubicundulum)
NoAct Pic Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum)
NoAct Pic Yellow-legged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
NoAct NoPic Carolina Saddlebags (Tramea carolina)
NoAct Pic Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
NoAct NoPic Red-mantled Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)

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