This is a new archive, updating the old Odonata Pictures that were on the server. Just click on a name to see the photograph. You can use these images for your personal use, but not for commercial uses. If a photograph has a copyright symbol, it is copyrighted by the author and can only be used elsewhere with his or her explicit permission. Permission must be given to include any of these images elsewhere or for any other use that does not constitute personal use. If you would like use any photographs or wish to add your photographs to our collection, please email Mark O'Brien.


ZYGOPTERA - Damselflies
Amphiagrion saucium MFO
Argia apicalis - MFO
Argia fumipennis C.W.
Argia moesta C.W.
Argia moesta pair C.W.
Argia sedula C.W.
Calopteryx aequabilis - MFO
Calopteryx maculata - MFO
Calopteryx maculata PM
Enallagma basidens - MFO
Enallagma boreale - MFO
Enallagma civile male - MFO
Enallagma civile mating - MFO
Enallagma hageni - MFO
Hetaerina americana - MFO
Telebasis salva C.W.
 ANISOPTERA - Dragonflies
Aeshna interrupta - MFO
Aeshna teneral - WW
Aeshna verticalis- A.C.
Anax junius pair MFO
Anax junius - teneral - CF
Anax longipes C.W.
Basiaeschna janata - A.C.
Boyeria vinosa exuvium - MFO
Boyeria vinosa - MFO
Celithemis elisa-
Celithemis elisa - male - MFO
 Celithemis eponina MFO
Cordulegaster diastatops- TWD
Cordulia shurtleffi - MFO
Didymops transversa - teneral - L.R.
Didymops transvera emerging - L.R.
Didymops transversa- AC
Epitheca cynosura - male - MFO
Epitheca princeps - A.C.
Erythemis simplicicollis - male, MFO
Erythemis simplicicollis - male
 Erythemis simplicicollis - female - A.C.
Erythemis simplicicollis female feeding - SER
Gomphoides stigmatus C.W.
Gomphus fraternus- TWD
Gomphus lividus - TWD

Hagenius brevistylus - MFO

Hylogomphus adelphus - TWD
Ladona (Libellula) julia - MFO
Ladona julia male - MFO 
Leucorrhinia intacta - A.C.
Leucorrhinia proxima - MFO
Libellula croceipennis - female C.W.
Libellula croceipennis - male C.W.
Libellula cyanea - male - MFO
 Libellula luctuosa male - SER
Libellula pulchella - A.C.
Libellula quadrimaculata var. praenubila - MFO
Macromia annulata C.W.
Macromia georgina C.W.
Nannothemis bella - fem - SER
Nannothemis bella- male - SER
Ophiogomphus howei - TWD
Pachydiplax longipennis - A.C.
Perithemis tenera - female
Plathemis (Libellula) lydia - A.C.

Plathemis (Libellula) lydia - MFO

P. lydia - another shot - MFO

Progomphus obscurus - P Myers
Somatochlora hineana - MFO
Somatochlora hineana -MFO
Somatochlora tenebrosa - MFO
Somatochlora minor - MFO
Stylurus spiniceps - CF
Sympetrum costiferum- fem, MFO
Sympetrum danae
Sympetrum sp. 1 - MFO
Sympetrum vicinum - PM
Tachopteryx thoreyi
Tramea lacerata - AC
Williamsonia fletcheri (SR)
Williamsonia lintneri (SR)

Photo Credits: C.W. = Curtis Williams; MFO - Mark O'Brien; WW= William Westrate; A.C. = Allen Chartier; L.R. = Louanne Reich; CF = Carl Freeman; SR - Stephen Ross; PM = Phil Myers; TWD- Nick Donnelly

Photographs of Argia species by Dennis R. Paulson (all are copyright D.R. Paulson)*

Argia adamsi - male Argia johannella - male Argia pulla - male
Argia cupraurea - pair Argia johannella - female Argia pulla - female
Argia difficilis - male Argia medullaris - male Argia pulla - pair
Argia difficilis - female Argia moesta - ovipositing Argia rhoadsi - male
Argia extranea - male Argia oculata - male Argia talamanca - pair
Argia fissa - male Argia oenea - male Argia terira - male
Argia indicatrix - male Argia plana - male Argia tezpi - male
Argia indicatrix - pair Argia popoluca - male Argia ulmeca - male
Argia underwoodi - male

* As a bit of background, Paulson loaned the slides to L.K. Gloyd at the UMMZ in the late 1960s. I came across them only a few months ago, and received Paulson's permission to scan them and put them on the web. The slides are now back in his possession. - MFO, 10/07/96.

Russian Odonata Photos by Eugeny Perepelov

Dragonfly Photos by David Westover


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Epithecas hawking in Marquette Co., MI (by MFO)

Last updated 06/08/2006