Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Argia apicalis - Blue-fronted Dancer


Marla Garrison's Damselflies of the Chicago Region
The book is not out yet, we don't think, but we can't wait to get our hands on it. Here is a downloadable pdf of Marla's Chicago Region damsels. It is outstanding! We're certain it will be helpful for most of the midwest. Great images. Great field notes. You are certain to find it helpful.

Checklist of Kansas Damselflies
Linked images as a slideshow, about 20 or more images, rather small.

Johnson A. (2013) Arizona Odonata
[cite:596072]

Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Chicago Region
When John & Jane Balaban aren't on-line at BugGuide, they are working for various Chicago-area environmental groups. For the Field Museum, they made this beautiful on-line guide that can be viewed or downloaded at the URL given here.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Arizona
Covers most odonate species found in Arizona.
Multiple pictures of each species.
Comparison of similar species.

Mauffray B. 1994-2011. Odonata information network
[cite:432709]
A collection of links to online resources on Odonata

Maine damselfly and dragonfly survey
[cite:432669]
A very helpful resource on northeastern fauna.

Dragonfly Society of the Americas. 2012. North American Odonata
[cite:432086]
Freshly updated checklist (names only) recommended as the standard taxonomy reference source for the Guide.