Checklist Spain: Baleares; scientific names

Below is a checklist of the 27 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Spain: Baleares. 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 English common 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 Spain: Baleares by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the species' scientific 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.

#Scientific name
1Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis (Vander Linden, 1825)
2Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798)
3Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825)
4Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820)
5Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820)
6Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)
7Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842)
8Coenagrion caerulescens (Fonscolombe, 1838)
9Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840)
10Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840)
11Ceriagrion tenellum (de Villers, 1789)
12Platycnemis latipes Rambur, 1842
13Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805
14Aeshna affinis Vander Linden, 1820
15Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767)
16Aeshna cyanea (Müller, 1764)
17Anax imperator Leach, 1815
18Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)
19Anax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)
20Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758
21Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
22Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798)
23Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764)
24Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)
25Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)
26Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832)
27Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825)