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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dragonfly - Erythrodiplax minuscula Ornate Pennant - Celithemis ornata dragonfly - Pachydiplax longipennis - male unknown dragonfly - Erpetogomphus lampropeltis Forcipate Emerald - Somatochlora forcipata - male Common Whitetail - Plathemis lydia - male Autumn Meadohawk - Sympetrum vicinum Aeshna tuberculifera - Black-Tipped Darner  - Aeshna tuberculifera - male

Fragile Forktail Damselfly - Ischnura posita - male Very large blue damsels - Enallagma Santee Yokewing - Argia sedula Mating Bluets - Enallagma geminatum River Bluet (andromorph) - Enallagma anna - female Spreadwing Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - male Blue-gray damselfly Damselfly