Checklist Andorra; English common names

Below is a checklist of the 18 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Andorra. It's based on Dijkstra and Lewington's Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain and Europe (2006), on the Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies (Boudot & Kalkman (eds.), 2015), and - in a handful of cases - on new area records. Please click here if you would like to see the list below with the scientific names.

The list below is sorted as per our overall checklist. Clicking on a species name in the list allows you to then cycle through the entire checklist for the area Andorra by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the English common names, please click here.

Note: if you believe a species is missing from the checklist below, please do email us at with the new information, together with the relevant source(s) and references. If we agree that the new information is indeed valid, we will update the checklist as soon as possible.

Please click on a species name below to see our 20 photographs of that species.

#English common name
1Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)
2Common Spreadwing (Lestes sponsa)
3Robust Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)
4Small Bluetail (Ischnura pumilio)
5Common Bluet (Enallagma cyathigerum)
6Large Red Damsel (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)
7Blue Hawker (Aeshna cyanea)
8Moorland Hawker (Aeshna juncea)
9Blue Emperor (Anax imperator)
10Western Clubtail (Gomphus pulchellus)
11Common Goldenring (Cordulegaster boltonii)
12Sombre Goldenring (Cordulegaster bidentata)
13Four-Spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)
14Broad-Bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa)
15Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum)
16Red-Veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)
17Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum)
18Moustached Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum)