Dragonflies 

Images are organised by Common Name with the Family Name (Genus) taking precedence e.g. Common Darter is listed under Darter, not Common; this is followed by the Scientific Name. 
 
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African Black Widow 
African Black Widow - Palpopleura portia - The Gambia
 
Palpopleura portia 
Blue Basker 
Blue Basker - Urothemis edwardsi - The Gambia
 
Urothemis edwardsii 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa 1 (Male) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa 2 (Female) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa 3 (Female) - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa 4 (Male) - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa 5 (Male) - Pitsford Reservoir, Northants, UK
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser 
Four-spotted Chaser - Libellula quadrimaculata - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 2
 
Libellula depressa 
Broad-bodied Chaser (Nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa (nymph) - Walgrave, Northants, UK - Oct 2018 1
 
Libellula depressa (nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser (Nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa (nymph) - Walgrave, Northants, UK - Oct 2018 2
 
Libellula depressa (nymph) 
 
Broad-bodied Chaser (Nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa (nymph) - Walgrave, Northants, UK - Oct 2018 3
 
Libellula depressa (nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser (Nymph) 
Broad-bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa (nymph) - Walgrave, Northants, UK - Oct 2018 4
 
Libellula depressa (nymph) 
Four-spotted Chaser 
Four-spotted Chaser - Libellula quadrimaculata - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 1
 
Libellula quadrimaculata 
Four-spotted Chaser 
Four-spotted Chaser - Libellula quadrimaculata - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 2
 
Libellula quadrimaculata 
Scarce Chaser 
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 7
 
Libellula fulva 
Scarce Chaser 
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 8
 
Libellula fulva 
Scarce Chaser 
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 9
 
Libellula fulva 
Scarce Chaser 
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018 10
 
Libellula fulva 
Scarce Chaser 
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva 2 - Norfolk, UK
 
Libellula fulva 
Yellow Clubtail 
Yellow Clubtail - Gomphus simillimus - Burgundy, France
 
Gomphus simillimus 
 
Common Darter 
Common Darter - Sympetrum striolatum 1 - Wicken Fen, UK
 
Sympetrum striolatum 
Common Darter 
Common Darter - Sympetrum striolatum 2
 
Sympetrum striolatum 
Common Darter 
Common Darter - Sympetrum striolatum 3
 
Sympetrum striolatum 
Common Darter 
Common Darter - Sympetrum striolatum 4 - Frampton RSPB, Lincs, UK
 
Sympetrum striolatum 
Red-veined Darter 
Red-veined Darter - Sympetrum fonscolombii 1 - Southern Italy
 
Sympetrum fonscolombii 
Red-veined Darter 
Red-veined Darter - Sympetrum fonscolombii 2 - Southern Italy
 
Sympetrum fonscolombii 
Red-veined Darter 
Red-veined Darter - Sympetrum fonscolombii 3 - Southern Italy
 
Sympetrum fonscolombii 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum 1
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum 2
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum 3 - Wicken Fen
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum - Walgrave, Northants, UK - September 2018 1
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum - Walgrave, Northants, UK - September 2018 2
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
Ruddy Darter 
Ruddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum - Walgrave, Northants, UK - September 2018 3
 
Sympetrum sanguineum 
Scarlet Darter 
Scarlet Darter - Crocothemis erythraea 1 - The Gambia
 
Crocothemis erythraea 
Scarlet Darter 
Scarlet Darter - Crocothemis erythraea 2 - The Gambia
 
Crocothemis erythraea 
Oriental Blue Dasher 
Dasher, Oriental Blue - Brachydiplax chalybea - Singapore
 
Brachydiplax chalybea 
Indigo Dropwing 
 Indigo Dropwing - Trithemis festiva - India
 
Trithemis festiva 
Blue Emperor 
Blue Emperor - Anax imperator 1 - Loire Valley, France
 
Anax imperator 
Blue Emperor 
Blue Emperor - Anax imperator 2 - Las Alpujarras, Spain
 
Anax imperator 
Blue Emperor 
Blue Emperor - Anax imperator 3 - Las Alpujarras, Spain - eating a Damselfly
 
Anax imperator 
 
Graphic Flutterer 
Flutterer, Graphic - Rhyothemis graphiptera - Fogg Dam, NT, Australia
 
Rhyothemis graphiptera 
Iridescent Flutterer 
Flutterer, Iridescent - Rhyothemis braganza - Litchfield, NT, Australia 1
 
Rhyothemis braganza 
Iridescent Flutterer 
Flutterer, Iridescent - Rhyothemis braganza - Litchfield, NT, Australia 2
 
Rhyothemis braganza 
Crimson Marsh Glider 
Glider, Crimson Marsh - Trithemis aurora - Singapore (Courtesy of Liz Gilbert) 1
 
Trithemis aurora 
Crimson Marsh Glider 
Glider, Crimson Marsh - Trithemis aurora - Singapore (Courtesy of Liz Gilbert) 2
 
Trithemis aurora 
Common Goldenring 
Common Goldenring - Cordulegaster boltonii - Lake District, UK
 
Cordulegaster boltonii 
Painted Grasshawk 
Grasshawk, Painted - Neurothemis stigmatizans - Litchfield, NT, Australia
 
Neurothemis stigmatizans 
Brown Hawker 
Brown Hawker - Aeshna grandis 1 - Wicken Fen, UK
 
IAeshna grandis 
Brown Hawker 
Brown Hawker - Aeshna grandis 2 - Wicken Fen, UK
 
Aeshna grandis 
Common Hawker 
 Common Hawker - Aeshna juncea
 
Aeshna juncea 
 
Migrant Hawker 
Migrant Hawker - Aeshna mixta 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna mixta 
Migrant Hawker 
Migrant Hawker - Aeshna mixta 2 - Burgundy, France
 
Aeshna mixta 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 1 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 2 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 3 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 4 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 5 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 6 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 7 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Southern Hawker 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea 8 - Walgrave Garden, Northants, UK
 
Aeshna cyanea 
 
Southern Hawker (Nymph) 
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea  (nymph) - Walgrave, Northants, UK - Oct 2018
 
Aeshna cyanea 
Common Parasol 
Parasol, Common - Neurothemis fluctuans - Singapore
 
Neurothemis fluctuans 
Black Percher 
Black Percher - Diplacodes lefebvrii - The Gambia
 
Diplacodes lefebvrii 
Chalky Percher 
Percher, Chalky - Diplacodes trivialis - Mistake Billabong, Point Stuart, NT, Australia
 
Diplacodes trivialis 
Small Pincertail 
Small Pincertail - Onychogomphus uncatus 1 - Burgundy, France
 
Onychogomphus uncatus 
Small Pincertail 
Small Pincertail - Onychogomphus uncatus 2 - Burgundy, France
 
Onychogomphus uncatus 
Grizzled Pintail 
Grizzled Pintail - Acisoma panorpoides - The Gambia (Recent split - 2016)
 
Acisoma panorpoides 
Red Arrow 
Red Arrow - Rhodothemis lieftincki - Mistake Billabong, Point Stuart, NT, Australia
 
Rhodothemis lieftincki 
Black-tailed Skimmer 
Black-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum cancellatum - RSPB Lakenheath, Suffolk, UK - May 2018
 
Orthetrum cancellatum 
Black-tailed Skimmer 
Black-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum cancellatum 2 - Burgundy, France
 
Orthetrum cancellatum 
 
Black-tailed Skimmer 
Black-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum cancellatum 3 - Burgundy, France
 
Orthetrum cancellatum 
Black-tailed Skimmer 
Black-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum cancellatum 4 - Hungary
 
Orthetrum cancellatum 
Epaulette Skimmer 
Epaulette Skimmer - Orthetrum chrysostigma 1 - The Gambia
 
Orthetrum chrysostigma 
Epaulette Skimmer 
Epaulette Skimmer - Orthetrum chrysostigma 2 - The Gambia
 
Orthetrum chrysostigma 
Fulvous Forest Skimmer 
Fulvous Forest Skimmer - Neurothemis fulvia - Kanha, India
 
Neurothemis fulvia 
Scarlet Skimmer 
Skimmer, Scarlet - Crocothemis servilia - Singapore
 
Crocothemis servilia 
Slender Skimmer 
Slender Skimmer - Orthetrum sabina - Cnidos, Turkey
 
Orthetrum sabina 
Slender Skimmer 
Skimmer, Slender - Orthetrum sabina - Mistake Billabong, Point Stuart, NT, Australia
 
Orthetrum sabina 
Southern Skimmer 
Southern Skimmer - Orthetrum brunneum - Chenu, France - July 2019 2
 
Orthetrum brunneum 
Southern Skimmer 
Southern Skimmer - Orthetrum brunneum - Chenu, France - July 2019 3
 
Orthetrum brunneum 
 
White-tailed Skimmer 
White-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum albistylum - Chenu, France - July 2019
 
Orthetrum albistylum 
White-tailed Skimmer 
White-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum albistylum 2 - Loire Valley, France
 
Orthetrum albistylum 
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