ODONATES OF THE IPSWICH RIVER

LIST IN TAXONOMIC ORDER

Common Name

    GenusSpecies

River Jewelwing     Calopteryx aequabilis

Ebony Jewelwing

    Calopteryx maculata

American Rubyspot

    Hetaerina americana

Common Spreadwing

    Lestes disjunctus

Emerald Spreadwing

    Lestes dryas

Amber-winged Spreadwing

    Lestes eurinus

Sweetflag Spreadwing

    Lestes forcipatus

Elegant Spreadwing

    Lestes inaequalis

Slender Spreadwing     Lestes rectangularis

Swamp Spreadwing

    Lestes vigilax

Blue-fronted Dancer

    Argia apicalis

Variable Dancer

    Argia fumipennis

Powdered Dancer

    Argia moesta

Aurora Damsel

    Chromagrion conditum

Taiga Bluet

    Coenagrion resolutum

Turquoise Bluet

    Enallagma divagans

Marsh Bluet     Enallagma ebrium

Stream Bluet

    Enallagma exsulans

Skimming Bluet

    Enallagma geminatum

Hagen's Bluet

    Enallagma hageni

New England Bluet

    Enallagma laterale

Little Bluet

    Enallagma minusculum

Orange Bluet

    Enallagma signatum

Vesper Bluet

    Enallagma vesperum

Fragile Forktail     Ischnura posita

Eastern Forktail

    Ischnura verticalis

Sphagnum Sprite

    Nehalennia gracilis

Sedge Sprite

    Nehalennia irene

Canada Darner

    Aeshna canadensis

Mottled Darner

    Aeshna clepsydra

Lance-tipped Darner

    Aeshna constricta

Variable Darner

    Aeshna interrupta

Black-tipped Darner     Aeshna tuberculifera

Shadow Darner

    Aeshna umbrosa

Green-striped Darner

    Aeshna verticalis

Common Green Darner

    Anax junius

Comet Darner

    Anax longipes

Springtime Darner

    Basiaeschna janata

Fawn Darner

    Boyeria vinosa

Swamp Darner

    Epiaeschna heros

Taper-tailed Darner     Gomphaeschna antilope

Harlequin Darner

    Gomphaeschna furcillata

Cyrano Darner

    Nasiaeschna pentacantha

Unicorn Clubtail

    Arigomphus villosipes

Black-shouldered Spinyleg

    Dromogomphus spinosus

Lancet Clubtail

    Gomphus exilis

Dragonhunter

    Hagenius brevistylus

Rusty Snaketail

    Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis

Least Clubtail     Stylogomphus albistylus

Twin-spotted Spiketail

    Cordulegaster maculata

Arrowhead Spiketail

    Cordulegaster obliqua

Stream Cruiser

    Didymops transversa

American Emerald

    Cordulia shurtleffi

Petite Emerald

    Dorocordulia lepida

Racket-tailed Emerald

    Dorocordulia libera

Common Baskettail

    Epitheca cynosura

Prince Baskettail     Epitheca princeps

Uhler's Sundragon

    Helocordulia uhleri

Kennedy's Emerald

    Somatochlora kennedyi

Mocha Emerald

    Somatochlora linearis

Clamp-tipped Emerald

    Somatochlora tenebrosa

Brush-tipped Emerald

    Somatochlora walshii

Williamson's Emerald

    Somatochlora williamsoni

Ringed Boghaunter

    Williamsonia lintneri

Halloween Pennant     Celithemis eponina

Eastern Pondhawk

    Erythemis simplicicollis

Frosted Whiteface

    Leucorrhinia frigida

Hudsonian Whiteface

    Leucorrhinia hudsonica

Dot-tailed Whiteface

    Leucorrhinia intacta

Spangled Skimmer

    Libellula cyanea

White Corporal

    Libellula exusta

Slaty Skimmer

    Libellula incesta

Chalk-fronted Skimmer     Libellula julia

Widow Skimmer

    Libellula luctuosa

Common Whitetail

    Libellula lydia

Twelve-spotted Skimmer

    Libellula pulchella

Four-spotted Skimmer

    Libellula quadrimaculata

Great Blue Skimmer

    Libellula vibrans

Blue Dasher

    Pachydiplax longipennis

Wandering Glider

    Pantala flavescens

Spot-winged Glider     Pantala hymenaea

Eastern Amberwing

    Perithemis tenera

Saffron-winged Meadowhawk

    Sympetrum costiferum

Cherry-faced Meadowhawk

    Sympetrum internum

Ruby Meadowhawk

    Sympetrum rubicundulum

Band-winged Meadowhawk

    Sympetrum semicinctum

Yellow-legged Meadowhawk

    Sympetrum vicinum

Carolina Saddlebags

    Tramea carolina

Black Saddlebags     Tramea lacerata

METADATA

CLASS

Insecta

ORDER

Odonata

CONTRIBUTORS

Fred Goodwin

Chris Leahy

Jim MacDougall Peabody Essex Museum collection

PHOTOS BY FRED GOODWIN