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 Damselfly at Broomfleet - 28/04/2011
Large Red Damsefly
Pyrrhosoma nymphula
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 viridulum
Small Red-eyed Damselfly
Erythromma viridulum

Hawkers
Aeshnidae

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

Golden-ringed
Codulegastridae

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

Emeralds

Downy Emerald - Cordulia aenea
*Downy Emerald
Cordulia aenea
Brilliant Emerald
(Brilliant Emerald)
(Somatochlora metallica)
Northern Emerald
(Northern Emerald)
(Somatochlora arctica)

Darters, Chasers, Skimmers
Libellulidae

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