Ode News


Resources to learn more about odonates

Worldwide odonate links

Checklist of Massachusetts odonates

Massachusetts odonates by county

Bibliography of New England Odonata

Photographic reference guide to North American odonates

Miscellaneous odonate images

Back issues of Ode News

Welcome to the Ode News web site! Ode News is an occasional newsletter about dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata) in southern New England.

From this site you can access over 200 links to odonate web sites throughout the world, back issues of the newsletter, a checklist of Massachusetts odonates, a list of Massachusetts odonates by county, a photographic reference to North American odonates, a bibliography of New England odonata, and much more.



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Photographing dragonflies and damselflies

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies

Blair Nikula and Jackie Sones.

Available directly from Ode News!


A field Guide to the
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts

Blair Nikula, Jennifer L. Ryan, and Matthew R. Burne.


  The Ode News Web site was created by Jackie Sones, with help from Jeremiah Trimble
 and Blair Nikula, and is currently maintained by Blair Nikula.


Ode News is on-line due to the creativity, skill, and patience of Fahy Bygate...THANKS FAHY!

We are also very grateful to Steve Brewer and graduate students at the University of Massachusetts for providing the Web space within which most of the images on these pages are stored.