Wisconsin Odonata Survey

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.

Scientific Name
Common Name

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.

View list of only 'Most Wanted' and 'Possible' species

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