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Dragonflies & Damselflies



A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, suborder Anisoptera. Adult dragonflies are characterized by large multifaceted eyes,
two pairs of strong transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches and an elongated body. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Anisoptera
Damselflies are insects of suborder Zygoptera in the order Odonata. They are similar to dragonflies, which constitute the other odonatan suborder, Anisoptera,
but are smaller, have slimmer bodies, and most species fold the wings along the body when at rest. Wikipedia
Scientific name: Zygoptera
Higher classification: Odonate
Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male)
Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male and Female Mating) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male)
Summer Love Azure Damselflies Broad-bodied Chaser (Male)
Four Spotted Chaser  (female) Broad bodied Chaser -  In Your Face Beautiful Demoiselle (Male)
Emerald Damselfly Azure Damselflies Dragonfly  Up Close
Red Darter Red Darter (Female) Large Red Damselfly
Large Red Damselfly Male Emperor Dragonfly I See You
Four Spotted Chaser Emerald Damselfly Red-veined darter
Four spotted Chaser Broad Bodied Chaser Four spotted Chaser (Female)
Broad Bodied Chaser (Male) Love Mates Drying Wings
Face to Face  Ruddy Darters (Sympetrum sanguineum)  Emperor (Male)
Emporer (Male) Emporer (Male) Ruddy Darter (male)
Ruddy Darter (male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Female)
Beautiful Demoiselle (Female) Emerald Damselfly Emerald Damselfly
Common Darter Ruddy Darter Ruddy Darter
Beautiful Demoiselle (Female) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Male)
Emperor (Male) Emperor (Male) Emperor (Male)
Little D Together Common  Darter
Old Blue Eyes Red Darters Red Darters
Damsels in August Beautiful Demoiselle (Male) Beautiful Demoiselle (Female)
Broad Bodied Chaser Libellula depressa Emporer Dragonfly Female Red-veined Darter Male
Green Emerald Damselfly
Four Spotted Chaser  (Male)