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'Most Wanted' and 'Possible' Wisconsin Dragonfly and Damselfly Species

Click on the family name and then choose from the list of species to see information about each dragonfly or damselfly.

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Spreadwing Family (Lestidae)
Broad-winged Damsel Family (Calopterygidae)
Pond Damsel Family (Coenagrionidae)
Darner Family (Aeshnidae)
Clubtail Family (Gomphidae)
Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus) (W)
Unicorn Clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes) (W)
Flag-tailed Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spoliatus) (P)
Extra-striped Snaketail (Ophiogomphus anomalus) (W)
Sioux Snaketail (Ophiogomphus smithi) (W)
St. Croix Snaketail (Ophiogomphus susbehcha) (W)
Spiketail Family (Cordulegastridae)
Cruiser Family (Macromiidae)
Emerald Family (Corduliidae)
Skimmer Family (Libellulidae)
W - "Most Wanted" species that have been documented in Wisconsin but more information is needed about their habitats, range, flight periods, etc.
P - Possible species that have either not been documented in Wisconsin or are only listed in older historical records, but may have Wisconsin as part of their range.
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