Dragonflies

Species in (Brackets) not recorded in Yorkshire.
Species highlighted with an Astrix * are no longer recorded or are rare vagrants.

Demoiselles
Calopterygidae

Beautiful Demoiselle
Calopteryx virgo
Beautiful Demoiselle - Calopteryx virgo
Banded Demoiselle
Calopteryx splendens
Banded Demoiselle - Calopteryx splendens

Emerald Damselflies
Lestidae

Emerald Damselfly
Lestes sponsa
Emerald Damselfly - Lestes sponsa
*Scarce Emerald Damselfly
Lestes dryas
Scarce Emerald Damselfly - Lestes dryas

Damselflies
Coenagrionidae

Large Red Damsefly
Pyrrhosoma nymphula
Large Red Damselfly at Broomfleet - 28/04/2011
(Small Red Damselfly)
(Ceriagrion tenellum)
Small Red Damselfly - Ceriagrion tenellum
(Northern Damselfly)
(Coenagrion hastalatum)
Northern Damselfly - Coenagrion hastalatum
Blue-tailed Damselfly
Ischnura elegans
Blue-tailed Damselfly - Ischnura elegans
Azure Damselfly
Coenagrion puella
Azure Damselfly - Coenagrion puella
Variable Damselfly
Coenagrion pulchellum
Variable Damselfly - Coenagrion pulchellum
Common Blue Damselfly
Enallagma cyathigerum
Common Blue Damselfly - Enallagma cyathigerum
Red-eyed Damselfly
Erythromma najas
Red-eyed Damselfly - Erythromma najas
Small Red-eyed Damselfly
Erythromma viridulumSmall Red-eyed Damselfly - Erythromma viridulum

Hawkers
Aeshnidae

Hairy Dragonfly
Brachytron pratense
Male Hairy Dragonfly at Broomfleet - 12/05/2011
Azure Hawker
Aeshna caeruleaAzure Hawker
Common Hawker
Aeshna juncea
Common Hawker Aeshna juncea
Migrant Hawker
Aeshna mixta
Migrant Hawker
Southern Hawker
Aeshna cyanea
Southern Hawker - Aeshna cyanea
Brown Hawker
Aeshna grandis
Female Brown Hawker at Broomfleet - 29/06/2011
Norfolk Hawker
Aeshna isoscelesNorfolk Hawker - Aeshna isosceles
Emperor Dragonfly
Anax imperator
Emperor Dragonfly - Anax imperator

Golden-ringed
Codulegastridae

Golden-ringed Dragonfly
Cordulegaster boltonii
Golden-ringed Dragonfly at Wheeldale Gill - 03/07/2011

Emeralds

Downy Emerald
Cordulia aenea
Downy Emerald - Cordulia aenea
Brilliant Emerald
Somatochlora metallica
Brilliant Emerald
Northern Emerald
Somatochlora arcticaNorthern Emerald

Darters, Chasers, Skimmers
Libellulidae

Keeled Skimmer
Orthetrum coerulescens
Keeled Skimmer at Tranmire Bog - 03/07/2011
Black-tailed Skimmer
Orthetrum cancellatum
Black-tailed Skimmer - Orthetrum cancellatum
Broad-Bodied Chaser
Libellula depressa
Broad-Bodied Chaser - Libellula depressa
Four-spotted Chaser
Libellula quadrimaculataFour-spotted Chaser - Libellula quadrimaculata
Scarce Chaser
Libellula fulva
Scarce Chaser - Libellula fulva
Ruddy Darter
Sympetrum sanguineumRuddy Darter - Sympetrum sanguineum
Common Darter
Sympetrum striolatum
Common Darter - Sympetrum striolatum
Red-veined Darter
Sympetrum fonscolombiiRed-veined Darter - Sympetrum fonscolombii
Black Darter
Sympetrum danae
Black Darter - Sympetrum danae
White-faced Darter
Leucorrhinia dubiaWhite-faced Darter - Leucorrhinia dubia