Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies
of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County, OK
by Kurt Schaefer

The colors of the males and females dragonflies and damselflies are different
with further color changes occurring as they become sexually mature,
while dead specimens lose their bright life colors becoming dull.


Suborder Zygoptera - Damselflies



Enallagma civile
Familiar bluet



Argia apicalis
Blue-fronted dancer



Lestes disjunctus
Northern spreadwing



Hetaerina americana
American rubyspot



Ischnura verticalis
Eastern forktail


Suborder Anisoptera - Dragonflies



Rhionaeschna multicolor
Blue-eyed darner



Anax junius
Common green darner



Erpetogomphus designatus
Eastern ringtail



Sympetrum corruptum
Variegated meadowhawk



Sympetrum semicinctum
Band-winged meadowhawk
female



Sympetrum semicinctum
Band-winged meadowhawk
male



Erythemis simplicicollis
Eastern pondhawk dragonfly



Libellula luctuosa
Widow skimmer



Libellula pulchella
Twelve-spotted skimmer



Plathemis lydia
Common Whitetail


Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies in BugGuide.net
Damselflies and Dragonflies of Oklahoma

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