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Checklist Finland; Finnish common names

Below is a checklist of the 62 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Finland. 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 or 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 Finland by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the Finnish 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.

#Finnish common name
1Immenkorento (Calopteryx splendens)
2Neidonkorento (Calopteryx virgo)
3Sirokeijukorento (Lestes sponsa)
4Isokeijukorento (Lestes dryas)
5Hentokeijukorento (Lestes virens)
6Idänkirsikorento (Sympecma paedisca)
7Hoikkatytönkorento (Ischnura elegans)
8Keritytönkorento (Ischnura pumilio)
9Okatytönkorento (Enallagma cyathigerum)
10Sirotytönkorento (Coenagrion pulchellum)
11Eteläntytönkorento (Coenagrion puella)
12Keihästytönkorento (Coenagrion hastulatum)
13Kuutytönkorento (Coenagrion lunulatum)
14Taigatytönkorento (Coenagrion johanssoni)
15Vihertytönkorento (Coenagrion armatum)
16Isotytönkorento (Erythromma najas)
17Punatytönkorento (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)
18Kääpiötytönkorento (Nehalennia speciosa)
19Sulkakoipikorento (Platycnemis pennipes)
20Etelänukonkorento (Aeshna mixta)
21Hohtoukonkorento (Aeshna affinis)
22Ruskoukonkorento (Aeshna grandis)
23Pohjanukonkorento (Aeshna caerulea)
24Kirjoukonkorento (Aeshna cyanea)
25Viherukonkorento (Aeshna viridis)
26Siniukonkorento (Aeshna juncea)
27Suoukonkorento (Aeshna subarctica)
28Rannikkoukonkorento (Aeshna serrata)
29Isoukonkorento (Aeshna crenata)
30Keisarikorento (Anax imperator)
31Sormusukonkorento (Anax parthenope)
32Kulku-ukonkorento (Anax ephippiger)
33Karvaukonkorento (Brachytron pratense)
34Aitojokikorento (Gomphus vulgatissimus)
35Idänjokikorento (Gomphus flavipes)
36Kirjojokikorento (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
37Pihtijokikorento (Onychogomphus forcipatus)
38Purokorento (Cordulegaster boltonii)
39Vaskikorento (Cordulia aenea)
40Välkekorento (Somatochlora metallica)
41Täpläkiiltokorento (Somatochlora flavomaculata)
42Hoikkakiiltokorento (Somatochlora arctica)
43Aapakiiltokorento (Somatochlora alpestris)
44Tundrakiiltokorento (Somatochlora sahlbergi)
45Liitokorento (Epitheca bimaculata)
46Ruskohukankorento (Libellula quadrimaculata)
47Litteähukankorento (Libellula depressa)
48Sorjahukankorento (Libellula fulva)
49Merisinikorento (Orthetrum cancellatum)
50Hoikkasinikorento (Orthetrum coerulescens)
51Pikkulampikorento (Leucorrhinia dubia)
52Isolampikorento (Leucorrhinia rubicunda)
53Täplälampikorento (Leucorrhinia pectoralis)
54Sirolampikorento (Leucorrhinia albifrons)
55Lummelampikorento (Leucorrhinia caudalis)
56Tummasyyskorento (Sympetrum danae)
57Vyösyyskorento (Sympetrum pedemontanum)
58Verikorento (Sympetrum sanguineum)
59Elokorento (Sympetrum flaveolum)
60Kulkusyyskorento (Sympetrum fonscolombii)
61Lännensyyskorento (Sympetrum striolatum)
62Punasyyskorento (Sympetrum vulgatum)