Species list for Odonata


Zygoptera Damselflies status
Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758) Beautiful Demoiselle resident
Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1782) Banded Demoiselle resident
Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823) Emerald Damselfly resident
Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890 Scarce Emerald Damselfly resident
Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776) Large Red Damselfly resident
Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1823) Blue-tailed Damselfly resident
Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825) Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly resident
Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840) Common Blue Damselfly resident
Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825) Variable Damselfly resident
Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758) Azure Damselfly resident
Coenagrion lunulatum (Charpentier, 1840) Irish Damselfly resident
Anisoptera Dragonflies status
Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758) Club-tailed Dragonfly 19th Century
Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807) Golden-ringed Dragonfly unconfirmed
Brachytron pratense (Muller, 1764) Hairy Dragonfly resident
Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Hawker resident
Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758) Brown Hawker resident
Aeshna cyanea (Muller, 1764) Southern Hawker vagrant
Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805 Migrant Hawker not known
Anax imperator Leach, 1815 Emperor not known
Anax parthenope Selys, 1839 Lesser Emperor vagrant
Hemianax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839) Vagrant Emperor vagrant
Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758) Downy Emerald resident
Somatochlora arctica (Zetterstedt, 1840) Northern Emerald resident
Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 Broad-bodied Chaser 19th Century
Libellula fulva Muller, 1764 Scarce Chaser 19th Century
Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 Four-spotted Chaser resident
Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798) Keeled Skimmer resident
Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Black-tailed Skimmer resident
Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840) Common Darter resident
Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840) Red-veined Darter not known
Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758) Yellow-winged Darter vagrant
Sympetrum sanguineum (Muller, 1764) Ruddy Darter resident
Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776) Black Darter resident


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