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Damselfies and Dragonflies of Alberta
J.H. Acorn, Feb. 25, 2000
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Zygoptera, Damselflies  
   
Calopterygidae, Jewelwings:  
River Jewelwing Calopteryx aequabilis Say
   
Lestidae, Spreadwings:  
Spotted Spreadwing Lestes congener Hagen
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing Lestes unguiculatus Hagen
Emerald Spreadwing Lestes dryas Kirby
Common Spreadwing Lestes disjunctus Selys
   
Coenagrionidae, Pond Damsels:  
Vivid Dancer Argia vivida Hagen
Western Red Damsel Amphiagrion abbreviatum (Selys)
Sedge Sprite Nehallenia irene (Hagen)
Taiga Bluet Coenagrion resolutum (Hagen)
Subarctic Bluet Coenagrion interrogatum (Hagen)
Prairie Bluet Coenagrion angulatum Walker
Boreal Bluet Enallagma boreale Selys
Northern Bluet Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier)
Hagen’s Bluet Enallagma hageni (Walsh)
Marsh Bluet Enallagma ebrium (Hagen)
River Bluet Enallagma anna Williamson
Alkali Bluet Enallagma clausum Morse
Tule Bluet Enallagma carunculatum Morse
Pacific Forktail Ischnura cervula Selys
Plains Forktail Ischnura damula Calvert
Western Forktail Ischnura perparva Selys
Eastern Forktail Ischnura verticalis (Say)
   
Anisoptera, Dragonflies  
   
Aeshnidae, Darners:  
Lake Darner Aeshna eremita Scudder
Variable Darner Aeshna interrupta Walker
Canada Darner Aeshna canadensis Walker
Rush Darner Aeshna juncea Linnaeus
Zigzag Darner Aeshna sitchensis Hagen
Azure Darner Aeshna septentrionalis Burmeister
Paddle-tailed Darner Aeshna palmata Hagen
Shadow Darner Aeshna umbrosa Walker
Lance-tipped Darner Aeshna constricta Say
Blue-eyed Darner Aeshna multicolor Hagen
Subarctic Darner Aeshna subarctica Walker
Black-tipped Darner Aeshna tuberculifera Walker
Green Darner Anax junius Drury
   
Gomphidae, Clubtails:  
Pronghorn Clubtail Gomphus graslinellus Walsh
Pale Snaketail Ophiogomphus severus Hagen
Boreal Snaketail Ophiogomphus colubrinus Selys
Brimstone Clubtail Stylurus intricatus (Hagen)
   
Corduliidae, Emeralds:  
Spiny Baskettail Epitheca spinigera (Selys)
Beaverpond Baskettail Epitheca canis MacLachlan
Brush tipped Emerald Somatochlora walshii(Scudder)
Occellated Emerald Somatochlora minor Calvert
Delicate Emerald Somatochlora franklini (Selys)
Forcipate Emerald Somatochlora forcipata (Scudder)
Mountain Emerald Somatochlora whitehousei Walker
Ringed Emerald Somatochlora albicincta (Burmeister)
Hudsonian Emerald Somatochlora hudsonica (Selys)
Kennedy’s Emerald Somatochlora kennedyi Walker
Muskeg Emerald Somatochlora septentrionalis (Hagen)
American Emerald Cordulia shurtleffi Scudder
   
Libellulidae, Skimmers:  
Four-spotted Skimmer Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus
Chalk-fronted Corporal Libellula julia Uhler
Twelve-spotted Skimmer Libellula pulchella Drury
Vareigated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum (Hagen)
Red-veined Meadowhawk Sympetrum madidum (Hagen)
Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum(Hagen)
Western Meadowhawk Sympetrum occidentale Bartenev
Black Meadowhawk Sympetrum danae Sulzer
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum internum Montgomery
White-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum obtrusum Hagen
Striped Meadowhawk Sympetrum pallipes (Hagen)
Boreal Whiteface Leucorrhinia borealis Hagen
Hudsonian Whiteface Leucorrhinia hudsonica (Selys)
Crimson-ringed Whiteface Leucorrhinia glacialis Hagen
Red-waisted Whiteface Leucorrhinia proxima Calvert
Dot-tailed Whiteface Leucorrhinia intacta Hagen
Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens (Fabricius)