Dragonfly and Damselfly Links



This page was updated and revised on 16 May 2012.


Due to the large number of links on this page, it is difficult to keep up with sites that have moved or become nonexistent. If you have trouble following any of the links below, please send an e-mail to odenews@odenews.org and we will attempt to fix the problem as soon as possible. Thank you!


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Introductions and FAQs

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) A Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies (World Dragonfly Society)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Odes for Beginners (Sheryl Chacon)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Introduction to Odonata (J. Meyer)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Introduction to dragonflies from Michigan (J. Manning)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Damsels and Dragons - the Insect Order Odonata (Ron Lyons)

UNITED STATES

General United States & North America

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata Central (John Abbott)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) America Dragonfly (Eric Gilbert)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Distribution Summary of North American Anisoptera (G.  Bick)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Distribution Summary of North American Zygoptera (B. Mauffray & L.  Beckenbach, from Westfall & May [1996])

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Synonymic List of New World Odonata (R. Garrison)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata: Dragonflies and Damselflies (R. Beckemeyer)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Migratory Dragonfly Project

Alaska

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of Alaska (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of Alaska (M. Hopson)  

Arizona

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Arizona Dragonflies (Pierre Deviche)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Southwest Birders Dragonfly Photos  

California

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of California (w/photos - K. Biggs)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of the Odonata of California (R. Lyons)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate collection at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Connecticut

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) The Odonate Fauna of Connecticut (David Wagner & Michael Thomas)  

Delaware

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Delmarva Dragonflies and Damselflies (Michael Moore)

Florida

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Florida State Collection of Arthropods

Georgia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia (B. Mauffray)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Giff Beaton's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia  (G. Beaton)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of Georgia (Marion Dobbs)

Hawaii

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Hawaii (Aecos, Inc.)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Megalagrions in Hawaii (D. Polhemus, D. Sear)

Idaho

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Idaho Dragonflies and Damselflies (Digital Atlas of Idaho)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Idaho Odonata (D. Paulson)

Illinois

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Illinois State Museum Odonata page (E. D. Cashatt)

Iowa

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Iowa (Ann Johnson)  

Kansas

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Information on  Kansas Odonata  (R. Beckemeyer)

Kentucky

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly nymphs (2 line drawings from Kentucky)

Louisiana

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of Louisiana (B. Mauffray)

Maine

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Maine Dragonfly and Damselfly Survey

Maryland

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Maryland and Washington D.C. (R. Orr)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Howard County, Maryland (J. and B. Solem)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) County Distribution Maps of Maryland Odonata (B. Solem)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dave Czaplak's photos from Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Maryland photos - SouthernSpreadwing.Com  (June Tveekrem)  

Massachusetts

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts (C. Leahy, R.A. Forster)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Cape Cod (V. Carpenter, B. Nikula)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Glen Corbiere's photos of Massachusetts Dragonflies and Damselflies

Michigan

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Michigan Odonate Survey (M. O'Brien)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Michigan Odonates (M. O'Brien)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs from Michigan (M. O'Brien)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dave Westover's photographs from Michigan (D.Westover)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate larvae of Michigan (E. Bright, M. O'Brien)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonates of the ES George Reserve (M. O'Brien)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Williamsonia - Newsletter of the Michigan Odonate Survey  (M. O'Brien)

Minnesota

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Minnesota Odonata Survey Project  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Minnesota Photos - SouthernSpreadwing.Com  (June Tveekrem)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly Safari - Dragonflies of Southeastern Minnesota (Joe Frisk)

Missouri

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Missouri Odonate Information  (R. Beckemeyer)

Nebraska

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies (J. M. Paseka)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Nebraska Odonates (R. Beckemeyer)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Parasites found on damselflies in Nebraska (T. Cook et al.) pdf file

Nevada

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Nevada Anisoptera (J. Simpkin)

New Hampshire

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) New Hampshire Dragonfly Survey (Pam Hunt)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) New Hampshire Odonates Club ( Steve Mirick)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Mark McPeek's research

New Jersey

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) New Jersey Odonata (J.Bangma & Allan Barlow)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate research by Michael May

New Mexico

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Mexico (K. Herman)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Southwest Birders Dragonfly Photos  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Dragonflies of New Mexico Video Fieldguide and photos (D. Huntington)  

New York

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) New York Dragonfly & Damselfly Survey (Dept. of Environmental Conservation)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) New York Odes (Steve Walter)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Damselflies and Dragonflies of Central Park, New York (Ed Lam)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  The Damselflies and Dragonflies of the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Steve Walter)

North Carolina

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of North Carolina (Tom Howard)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Randy Emmitt's dragonfly photos

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Jeff's Dragonfly Page (Jeffrey Pippen)

Ohio

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Ohio Odonata Survey

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) North Coast Odonata (L. Gardella)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Ohio odonata database (Marietta College)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Primary types at Ohio State University

Oklahoma

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Oklahoma Odonata  (R. Beckemeyer, G. H. Bick)

Oregon

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate survey in Oregon (S. Valley)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Oregon Odonata List (S. Valley)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Nymph photograph from Oregon (D. Mason)

Texas

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Damselflies of Texas (F. Mitchell, J. Lasswell)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Digital Dragonflies (Texas) (F.Mitchell, J.Lasswell)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (T. Eubanks & R.Behrstock)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies & Damselflies of Houston, TX (R. Orr, B. Honig)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata Central (J. Abbott)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs of Texas Odonates by Greg Lasley  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate research at the University of Texas (Robinson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Tarrant County (O. Bocanegra) pdf file

Vermont

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Vermont (M. Blust)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) The Boghaunter newsletter (B. Pfeiffer)  

Virginia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs of Virginia (and North Carolina) Odonates (A. Bryan)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Rare odonates in Virginia

Washington

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Washington Dragonfly Survey (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata larvae images (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Research interests of D. Paulson

West Virginia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of West Virginia (Stephen Cresswell)

Wisconsin

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Wisconsin Odonate Survery (B. Dubois)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Common Dragonflies of Wisconsin (K. Legler) (Book)

Miscellaneous

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly Society of the Americas

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly Biodiversity (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) North American Dot Map Project (N. Donnelly)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Identification of Aeshna exuviae by Maria Aliberti  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Joshua Rose's web site (w/odonate photos from various locales in U.S.)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Online Catalog of Odonate Specimens at Yale University

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Research on Aeshna juncea (NSF)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Hine's Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) (Illinois State Museum)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Hine's Emerald Dragonfly at Ridge Sanctuary, WI (P. Burton)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) The Hine's Emerald Gallery (P. Burton)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Insect Collection of Charles A. Bridges (Illinois Natural History Survey)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Research on fish and dragonfly larvae (NSF)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Epitheca cynosura in predator/prey studies (NSF)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Toxicity tests on Stylurus amnicola (Great Lakes Fisheries Commission)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Hal White's Home Page 

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Biography of Philip Powell Calvert (H.B. White)

CANADA

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Manitoba (NatureNorth)  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of southwestern Ontario (P. D. Pratt)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Ojibway Prairie Complex (P. D. Pratt)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of the Family Aeshnidae in British Columbia - with a field key! (J. Proche, S. Runyan)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Saskatchewan (D. Parker, D. Lehmkuhl)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Argia vivida (Royal B.C. Museum)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Stylurus scudderi from Quebec (Entomofaune du Quebec)

MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA,
and THE WEST INDIES

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Synonymic List of New World Odonata (R. Garrison)  (an invaluable reference)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) America Dragonfly (Eric Gilbert)

Mexico

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Mexico by State (D. Paulson)

Central America

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Middle America by Country (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonates in Costa Rica (C. Esquivel) (in Spanish)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Checklist of Costa Rican odonates (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photos from Costa Rica (M. Mashaal)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of La Selva (D.Wagner et al.)

South America

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of South America by Country (D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Boletin de Entomolgia Venezolana, with some articles by Jurg DeMarmel on Venezuelan odonates

West Indies

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of West Indies by Island (D. Paulson)

EUROPE and THE MIDDLE EAST

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) LIBELLULES D'EUROPE & du Paléarctique Ouest (Odonates of Europe and the Western Palearctic - in French)

Bavaria

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Libellulium longilatum from Bavaria (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)

Belgium

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) List of Belgium Odonates (G. DeKnijf, A. Anselin)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Belgium Dragonfly Working Group "Gomphus"

British Isles

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) British Dragonfly Society

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies in the UK (G. Mahoney)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Cheshire Dragonflies & Damselflies (D. Kitching)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Derbyshire Dragonflies (Peter White)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies in Essex (M. Garrett)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies/Damselflies of Lincolnshire (Lincolnshire Trust)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Hertfordshire Dragonfly Group

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Shetland Wildlife - Dragonflies (M. Pennington)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Picture Gallery (A. van der Heijden)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of the Hampshire and Surrey Borders (J. and D. Dell)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Backyard dragons

Czeck Republic

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Odonata of the Czeck and Slovak Republics (Ales Dolny)  

Denmark

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Danish Dragonflies  

Finland

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonates of Finland (M. Savela)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Finnish Odonates (Sami Karjalainen)

France

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Societe Francaise d'Odonatologie 

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Groupe Sympetrum: Libellules dela région Rhône-Alpes

Germany

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) German Dragonfly Society  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  Photographs of odonates from Germany, Austria, and Holland (Robert Geerts)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Protolindenia from Germany

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly photos from Sabine Jelinek

Holland

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Antoine's Dragonfly Page (A. van der Haijden)

Ireland

Dragonfly Ireland

Moldova

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of Moldova (Elena Dyatlova)  

Sicily

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata of Sicily (A. Messina, P. Pavone, F. Viglianisi)

Slovenia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Slovene Dragonfly Society

Sweden

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Swedish dragonflies (M. Peterson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Nordic Odonatology Society

Switzerland

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Les libellules (Odonata) et Leurs Habitat (Beat Oertli)

Miscellaneous

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies of the Eastern Mediterranean

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies in Mesopotamian Literature (C. Betoret)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Some assorted photos and information from Europe (in Dutch)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) International Dragonfly Fund

ASIA

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Asia Dragonflies

India

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of India (F. Kakkassery)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly and Damselfly photographs from India (Hari S)  

Japan

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Hokkaido Odonatological Society 

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Symnet (Aka-Tombo Network)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies at Hiroshima University (N. Masato)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs by T. Kugo

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dr. Ubukata's Odonata Page

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Boninthemis insularis stamp  

Malaysia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies & damselflies from Kuala Lumpur (Chin Fah Shin)

Russia and Siberia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Russian site by Daniel Osipov

Thailand

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Damselflies of Thailand (Dennis Farrell)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Thailand Odonate photos (Jeremy Gatten)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs of odonata from Thailand  (Roy Beckmeyer)

AFRICA and MADAGASCAR

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata in Zimbabwe (T. Clark) 

AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND

Australia

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Australian Dragonflies (with recent sightings)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Australian Dragonflies (Reiner Richter)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photographs of Australian Dragonflies & Damselflies (Deane Lewis)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes)  DragonflyPix (photos for sale)

New Zealand

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly photos from New Zealand

PHOTOGRAPHS and DRAWINGS

By Photographer

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Joshua Rose's Photographs (North America)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Digital Dragonflies (scanned images by F. Mitchell and J. Lasswell)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Over 300 photos from Massachusetts (by B. Nikula)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly and Damselfly photographs from the Pacific Northwest (G.Mink)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Video:  Dragonflies of the Northeast (by R.K. Walton and R.A. Forster)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Allen Chartier's photos - mostly from North America

By Species

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Ophiogomphus severus nymph (Colorado State U.)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Sympetrum and Telebasis (D. Richman)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Sympetrum sp. and unidentified nymph (L. Day)

Of Behavior

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Photo of dragonfly emerging (J. Marden)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Damselflies in the wheel (M. Dodd)

Miscellaneous

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Fossil dragonfly (J. Kunkel)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Damselfly in amber (American Museum of Natural History)

MISCELLANEOUS

Societies

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) International Odonate Research Institute

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate Information Network

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly Society of the Americas

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Worldwide Dragonfly Association

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Societas Internationalis Odonatologica (SIO)

Articles

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Newspaper article by Chet Raymo

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Article from Smithsonian Magazine in July 96 (R. Conniff)

Miscellaneous

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata: World Species List (M. Schorr, M. Lindeboom, D. Paulson)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) International Journal of Odonatology  

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonata Bibliography (R. Beckemeyer)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Items of Interest to Odonata Enthusiasts (R. Lyons)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Bird Recorder 32 Odonate Database (Bruce Webb)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Open Directory Project - Odonate Links

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Odonate classification (J.W.H. Trueman, R.J. Rowe)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonflies and Phosphorus in the Permian (Weber)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Dragonfly Knot (J. Keene)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) "Dragonfly Dreams" (A. Kitselman-Ames)

colorball.gif (1653 bytes) Jewelry Designs by Dee Sharp


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