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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

Which dragonfly, please? - Ladona deplanata Great Blue Skimmer Libellula vibrans Fabricius, 1793  - Libellula vibrans - male Black Meadowhawk - Sympetrum danae - Sympetrum obtrusum Meadowhawk - Sympetrum Dragonfly - Aeshna palmata clubtail Female Blue Dasher? - Pachydiplax longipennis - female Red Saddlebags - Tramea onusta - female

Damselfly - Enallagma damselfly - Enallagma civile Avoidance - Enallagma Bronze-colored Damselfly - Lestes Dull bluish-greenish damselfly - Argia lugens - male Are these Blue-fronted Dancers?  Thanks - Argia vivida - male - female White & gold damselfly - Enallagma Lestes sigma - female