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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

Unknown Dragonfly - Epitheca cynosura Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis Band-winged Meadowhawk, Western subspecies - Sympetrum semicinctum Autumn Meadowhawk - Sympetrum vicinum - female Slaty Skimmer - Libellula incesta - male dragonfly - Celithemis amanda Macromia illinoiensis - male

damsel - Enallagma boreale What kind of forktail is this?  - Ischnura ramburii Slender Spreadwing - Lestes rectangularis - male Enallagma ebrium - male - female Damselfly - Enallagma - male - female Hetaerina americana - male Unidentifiable? Bluet? 3 - Enallagma - female Immature Female Pacific Forktail Damselfly - Ischnura cervula - female