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Checklist Slovenia; Slovenian common names

Below is a checklist of the 72 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Slovenia. It's based on Dijkstra, Schröter & Lewington's Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain and Europe (2020), 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 Slovenia by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the Slovenian 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.

#Slovenian common name
1Obvodna zverca (Lestes sponsa) Preview
2Obrežna zverca (Lestes dryas) Preview
3Južna zverca (Lestes macrostigma) Preview
4Grmiščna zverca (Lestes barbarus) Preview
5Loška zverca (Lestes virens) Preview
6Zelena pazverca (Chalcolestes viridis) Preview
7Presenetljiva pazverca (Chalcolestes parvidens) Preview
8Prisojni zimnik (Sympecma fusca) Preview
9Pasasti bleščavec (Calopteryx splendens) Preview
10Modri bleščavec (Calopteryx virgo) Preview
11Sinji presličar (Platycnemis pennipes) Preview
12Modri kresničar (Ischnura elegans) Preview
13Bledi kresničar (Ischnura pumilio) Preview
14Bleščeči zmotec (Enallagma cyathigerum) Preview
15Suhljati škratec (Coenagrion pulchellum) Preview
16Travniški škratec (Coenagrion puella) Preview
17Koščični škratec (Coenagrion ornatum) Preview
18Povodni škratec (Coenagrion scitulum) Preview
19Barjanski škratec (Coenagrion hastulatum) Preview
20Veliki rdečeokec (Erythromma najas) Preview
21Mali rdečeokec (Erythromma viridulum) Preview
22Prodni paškratec (Erythromma lindenii) Preview
23Rani plamenec (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Preview
24Rdeči voščenec (Ceriagrion tenellum) Preview
25Bleda deva (Aeshna mixta) Preview
26Višnjeva deva (Aeshna affinis) Preview
27Deviški pastir (Aeshna isoceles) Preview
28Rjava deva (Aeshna grandis) Preview
29Šotna deva (Aeshna caerulea) Preview
30Zelenomodra deva (Aeshna cyanea) Preview
31Zelena deva (Aeshna viridis) Preview
32Barjanska deva (Aeshna juncea) Preview
33Mahovna deva (Aeshna subarctica) Preview
34Veliki spremljevalec (Anax imperator) Preview
35Modroriti spremljevalec (Anax parthenope) Preview
36Afriški minljivec (Anax ephippiger) Preview
37Zgodnji trstničar (Brachytron pratense) Preview
38Popotni porečnik (Gomphus vulgatissimus) Preview
39Rumeni porečnik (Stylurus flavipes) Preview
40Kačji potočnik (Ophiogomphus cecilia) Preview
41Bledi peščenec (Onychogomphus forcipatus) Preview
42Velika peščenka (Lindenia tetraphylla) Preview
43Veliki studenčar (Cordulegaster heros) Preview
44Povirni studenčar (Cordulegaster bidentata) Preview
45Močvirski lebduh (Cordulia aenea) Preview
46Kovinski lesketnik (Somatochlora metallica) Preview
47Sredozemski lesketnik (Somatochlora meridionalis) Preview
48Pegasti lesketnik (Somatochlora flavomaculata) Preview
49Barjanski lesketnik (Somatochlora arctica) Preview
50Alpski lesketnik (Somatochlora alpestris) Preview
51Nosna jezerka (Epitheca bimaculata) Preview
52Lisasti ploščec (Libellula quadrimaculata) Preview
53Modri ploščec (Libellula depressa) Preview
54Črni ploščec (Libellula fulva) Preview
55Prodni modrač (Orthetrum cancellatum) Preview
56Temni modrač (Orthetrum albistylum) Preview
57Mali modrač (Orthetrum coerulescens) Preview
58Sinji modrač (Orthetrum brunneum) Preview
59Barjanski spreletavec (Leucorrhinia dubia) Preview
60Dristavični spreletavec (Leucorrhinia pectoralis) Preview
61Mrtvični spreletavec (Leucorrhinia caudalis) Preview
62Črni kamenjak (Sympetrum danae) Preview
63Pasasti kamenjak (Sympetrum pedemontanum) Preview
64Krvavordeči kamenjak (Sympetrum sanguineum) Preview
65Stasiti kamenjak (Sympetrum depressiusculum) Preview
66Rumeni kamenjak (Sympetrum flaveolum) Preview
67Malinovordeči kamenjak (Sympetrum fonscolombii) Preview
68Progasti kamenjak (Sympetrum striolatum) Preview
69Navadni kamenjak (Sympetrum vulgatum) Preview
70Sredozemski kamenjak (Sympetrum meridionale) Preview
71Opoldanski škrlatec (Crocothemis erythraea) Preview
72Temni slaniščar (Selysiothemis nigra) Preview