Checklist Portugal: Madeira; scientific names
Below is a checklist of the dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Portugal: Madeira. 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.
The list below is sorted as per our overall checklist. 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.
|1||Ischnura saharensis Aguesse, 1958|
|2||Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)|
|3||Anax imperator Leach, 1815|
|4||Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839)|
|5||Anax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839)|
|6||Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)|