Dragonfly & Damselfly World Catalog

This catalog is a listing of all valid species of Odonata. It has been compiled from numerous sources including the following :
  • Bridges, C. A. 1993. Catalogue of the family-group, genus-group and species-group names of the Odonata of the world (Second Edition). C. A. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois.
  • Davies, D.A.L., & P. Tobin. 1984. The dragonflies of the world: A systematic list of the extant species of Odonata. Vol. 1. Zygoptera, Anisozygoptera. Societas Internationalis Odonatologica Rapid Comm. (Suppl.) No. 3, Utrecht.
  • Davies, D.A.L., & P. Tobin. 1985. The dragonflies of the world: a systematic list of extant species of Odonata. Vol. 2. Anisoptera. Soc. Int. Odonatol. Rapid Comm. (Suppl.) No. 5., Utrecht.
  • Garrison, R. W. 1991. A synonymic list of the New World Odonata. Argia 3(2): 1-30.
  • Schorr, M., M. Lindeboom, and D. Paulson. World Odonata List. http://www.ups.edu/x6140.xml
  • Tsuda, S. 1991. A distributional list of World Odonata. Published by author, Osaka.
The list is updated regularly, so please check back often. Please let John Abbott (jabbott1@ua.edu) know of any additions, changes, or corrections that you may notice.
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Order Odonata Fabricius, 1793