Species ordered by English common name

Our website contains photographs of 134 European species: 47 damselfly and 87 dragonfly species. Click on a name in the list below to see our photographs of that species.

On this page the species are ordered by their English common names, if available. If you would like to see the common names in a different language, click on the corresponding flag below. And you can also see the list with only the scientific names.

#Damselflies (47 species)
1Arctic Bluet (Coenagrion johanssoni)  Preview
2Azure Bluet (Coenagrion puella)  Preview
3Banded Demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens)  Preview
4Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo)  Preview
5Blue Featherleg (Platycnemis pennipes)  Preview
6Blue-Eye (Erythromma lindenii)  Preview
7Citrine Forktail (Ischnura hastata)  Preview
8Common Bluet (Enallagma cyathigerum)  Preview
9Common Bluetail (Ischnura elegans)  Preview
10Common Spreadwing (Lestes sponsa)  Preview
11Common Winter Damsel (Sympecma fusca)  Preview
12Copper Demoiselle (Calopteryx haemorrhoidalis)  Preview
13Crescent Bluet (Coenagrion lunulatum)  Preview
14Cretan Bluet (Coenagrion intermedium)  Preview
15Dainty Bluet (Coenagrion scitulum)  Preview
16Dark Bluet (Coenagrion armatum)  Preview
17Dark Spreadwing (Lestes macrostigma)  Preview
18Eastern Willow Spreadwing (Chalcolestes parvidens)  Preview
19Greek Red Damsel (Pyrrhosoma elisabethae)  Preview
20Iberian Bluetail (Ischnura graellsii)  Preview
21Island Bluetail (Ischnura genei)  Preview
22Large Red Damsel (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)  Preview
23Large Redeye (Erythromma najas)  Preview
24Marsh Bluetail (Ischnura senegalensis)  Preview
25Mediterranean Bluet (Coenagrion caerulescens)  Preview
26Mercury Bluet (Coenagrion mercuriale)  Preview
27Migrant Spreadwing (Lestes barbarus)  Preview
28Oasis Bluetail (Ischnura fountaineae)  Preview
29Odalisque (Epallage fatime)  Preview
30Orange Featherleg (Platycnemis acutipennis)  Preview
31Ornate Bluet (Coenagrion ornatum)  Preview
32Persian Bluetail (Ischnura intermedia)  Preview
33Robust Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)  Preview
34Sahara Bluetail (Ischnura saharensis)  Preview
35Sedgling (Nehalennia speciosa)  Preview
36Siberian Bluet (Coenagrion hylas)  Preview
37Siberian Winter Damsel (Sympecma paedisca)  Preview
38Small Bluetail (Ischnura pumilio)  Preview
39Small Red Damsel (Ceriagrion tenellum)  Preview
40Small Redeye (Erythromma viridulum)  Preview
41Small Spreadwing (Lestes virens)  Preview
42Spearhead Bluet (Coenagrion hastulatum)  Preview
43Turkish Red Damsel (Ceriagrion georgifreyi)  Preview
44Variable Bluet (Coenagrion pulchellum)  Preview
45Western Demoiselle (Calopteryx xanthostoma)  Preview
46Western Willow Spreadwing (Chalcolestes viridis)  Preview
47White Featherleg (Platycnemis latipes)  Preview
#Dragonflies (87 species)
1Alpine Emerald (Somatochlora alpestris)  Preview
2Azure Hawker (Aeshna caerulea)  Preview
3Balkan Emerald (Somatochlora meridionalis)  Preview
4Balkan Goldenring (Cordulegaster heros)  Preview
5Baltic Hawker (Aeshna serrata)  Preview
6Banded Darter (Sympetrum pedemontanum)  Preview
7Black Darter (Sympetrum danae)  Preview
8Black Pennant (Selysiothemis nigra)  Preview
9Black Percher (Diplacodes lefebvrii)  Preview
10Black-Tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum cancellatum)  Preview
11Bladetail (Lindenia tetraphylla)  Preview
12Blue Chaser (Libellula fulva)  Preview
13Blue Emperor (Anax imperator)  Preview
14Blue Hawker (Aeshna cyanea)  Preview
15Blue-Eyed Goldenring (Cordulegaster insignis)  Preview
16Blue-Eyed Hawker (Aeshna affinis)  Preview
17Bog Hawker (Aeshna subarctica)  Preview
18Brilliant Emerald (Somatochlora metallica)  Preview
19Broad Scarlet (Crocothemis erythraea)  Preview
20Broad-Bodied Chaser (Libellula depressa)  Preview
21Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis)  Preview
22Bulgarian Emerald (Somatochlora borisi)  Preview
23Cazuma Pincertail (Onychogomphus cazuma)  Preview
24Common Clubtail (Gomphus vulgatissimus)  Preview
25Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum)  Preview
26Common Goldenring (Cordulegaster boltonii)  Preview
27Cretan Spectre (Boyeria cretensis)  Preview
28Dark Whiteface (Leucorrhinia albifrons)  Preview
29Desert Darter (Sympetrum sinaiticum)  Preview
30Downy Emerald (Cordulia aenea)  Preview
31Eastern Spectre (Caliaeschna microstigma)  Preview
32Epaulet Skimmer (Orthetrum chrysostigma)  Preview
33Eurasian Baskettail (Epitheca bimaculata)  Preview
34Faded Pincertail (Onychogomphus costae)  Preview
35Four-Spotted Chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata)  Preview
36Greek Goldenring (Cordulegaster helladica)  Preview
37Green Hawker (Aeshna viridis)  Preview
38Green Hooktail (Paragomphus genei)  Preview
39Green Snaketail (Ophiogomphus cecilia)  Preview
40Green-Eyed Hawker (Aeshna isoceles)  Preview
41Hairy Hawker (Brachytron pratense)  Preview
42Indigo Dropwing (Trithemis festiva)  Preview
43Italian Goldenring (Cordulegaster trinacriae)  Preview
44Keeled Skimmer (Orthetrum coerulescens)  Preview
45Large Pincertail (Onychogomphus uncatus)  Preview
46Lesser Emperor (Anax parthenope)  Preview
47Lilypad Whiteface (Leucorrhinia caudalis)  Preview
48Long Skimmer (Orthetrum trinacria)  Preview
49Magnificent Emperor (Anax immaculifrons)  Preview
50Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta)  Preview
51Moorland Hawker (Aeshna juncea)  Preview
52Moustached Darter (Sympetrum vulgatum)  Preview
53Northern Banded Groundling (Brachythemis impartita)  Preview
54Northern Emerald (Somatochlora arctica)  Preview
55Orange-Spotted Emerald (Oxygastra curtisii)  Preview
56Orange-Winged Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi)  Preview
57Pronged Clubtail (Gomphus graslinii)  Preview
58Red-Veined Darter (Sympetrum fonscolombii)  Preview
59Red-Veined Dropwing (Trithemis arteriosa)  Preview
60Ringed Cascader (Zygonyx torridus)  Preview
61River Clubtail (Stylurus flavipes)  Preview
62Ruby Whiteface (Leucorrhinia rubicunda)  Preview
63Ruddy Darter (Sympetrum sanguineum)  Preview
64Siberian Hawker (Aeshna crenata)  Preview
65Slender Skimmer (Orthetrum sabina)  Preview
66Small Pincertail (Onychogomphus forcipatus)  Preview
67Small Skimmer (Orthetrum taeniolatum)  Preview
68Small Whiteface (Leucorrhinia dubia)  Preview
69Sombre Goldenring (Cordulegaster bidentata)  Preview
70Southern Darter (Sympetrum meridionale)  Preview
71Southern Skimmer (Orthetrum brunneum)  Preview
72Splendid Cruiser (Macromia splendens)  Preview
73Spotted Darter (Sympetrum depressiusculum)  Preview
74Treeline Emerald (Somatochlora sahlbergi)  Preview
75Turkish Clubtail (Gomphus schneiderii)  Preview
76Turkish Goldenring (Cordulegaster picta)  Preview
77Vagrant Emperor (Anax ephippiger)  Preview
78Violet Dropwing (Trithemis annulata)  Preview
79Wandering Glider (Pantala flavescens)  Preview
80Western Clubtail (Gomphus pulchellus)  Preview
81Western Spectre (Boyeria irene)  Preview
82White-Tailed Skimmer (Orthetrum albistylum)  Preview
83Yellow Clubtail (Gomphus simillimus)  Preview
84Yellow-Spotted Emerald (Somatochlora flavomaculata)  Preview
85Yellow-Spotted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia pectoralis)  Preview
86Yellow-Veined Skimmer (Orthetrum nitidinerve)  Preview
87Yellow-Winged Darter (Sympetrum flaveolum)  Preview