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Checklist of Illinois Dragonflies


Checklist assembled by Everett D. (Tim) Cashatt, Ph.D. and Timothy E. Vogt based on records from literature and collections

Updated: Feb 5, 2009


  • Aeshna canadensis (Walker), S1, WL
    clepsydra Say, SH, WL
    constricta Say, S3
    mutata Hagen, S2
    umbrosa umbrosa Walker, S4
    verticalis Hagen, S1, WL
  • Anax junius (Drury), S5
    longipes Hagen, S2
  • Basiaeschna janata (Say), S2
  • Boyeria vinosa (Say), S5
  • Epiaeschna heros (Fabricius), S4
  • Nasiaeschna pentacantha (Rambur), S4

  • Cordulegaster bilineata Carle, S1, WL
    diastatops (Selys), SH, WL
    erronea Hagen, S1, WL
    obliqua (Say), S3

  • Didymops transversa (Say), S2
  • Epitheca (Epicordulia) princeps (Hagen), S5
  • Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) costalis Selys, S4
    cynosura (Say), S5
    spinigera Selys, SH, WL
  • Macromia alleghaniensis Williamson, S1, WL
    annulata Hagen, SRF
    illinoiensis georgina (Selys), S2
    illinoiensis illinoiensis Walsh, S4
    pacifica Hagen, SH, WL
    taeniolata Rambur, S5
  • Neurocordulia molesta (Walsh), S2
    obsoleta (Say), SRF
    xanthosoma (Williamson), S1, WL
    yamaskanensis (Provancher), S1, WL
  • Somatochlora filosa (Hagen), SR
    hineana Williamson, S1, FLE, SLE
    linearis (Hagen), S3
    tenebrosa (Say), S2

  • Arigomphus cornutus (Tough), S1, WL
    furcifer (Hagen), SH, WL
    lentulus (Needham), S1, WL
    maxwelli (Ferguson), S1, WL
    submedianus (Williamson), S4
    villosipes (Selys), S2
  • Dromogomphus spinosus Selys, S3
    spoliatus (Hagen), S3
  • Erpetogomphus designatus Hagen, S2
  • Gomphus (Gomphurus) externus Hagen, S4
    fraternus (Say), S3
    hybridus (Williamson), S1, WL
    lineatifrons Calvert, SRF
    vastus Walsh, S3
    ventricosus Walsh, SH, WL
  • Gomphus (Phanogomphus) descriptus Banks, SRF
    exilis Selys, S4
    graslinellus Walsh, S3
    quadricolor Walsh, SH, WL
    spicatus Hagen, S1, WL
  • Hagenius brevistylus Selys, S1, WL
  • Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis (Walsh), S1, WL
  • Progomphus obscurus (Rambur), S3
  • Stylurus amnicola (Walsh), S2
    notatus (Rambur), S2
    plagiatus (Selys), S4
    spiniceps (Walsh), S2

  • Celithemis elisa (Hagen), S5
    eponina (Drury), S5
    fasciata Kirby, S5
    verna Pritchard, S1, WL
  • Dythemis fugax Hagen, S1, WL
    velox Hagen,S1, WL
  • Erythemis simplicicollis (Say), S5
  • Erythrodiplax minuscula (Rambur), SA
  • Leucorrhinia intacta Hagen, S3
  • Libellula (Ladona) deplanata (Rambur), S3
    julia (Uhler), SH, WL
  • Libellula (Libellula) cyanea Fabricius, S5
    incesta (Hagen), S5
    luctuosa Burmeister, S5
    pulchella Drury, S5
    semifasciata Burmeister, S3
    quadrimaculata Linnaeus, S3
    vibrans Fabricius, S4
  • Libellula (Plathemis) lydia (Drury), S5
  • Nannothemis bella (Uhler), S1, SLE
  • Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister), S5
  • Pantala flavescens (Fabricius), S5
    hymenaea (Say), S5
  • Perithemis tenera (Say), S5
  • Sympetrum ambiguum (Rambur), S5
    corruptum (Hagen), S4
    costiferum (Hagen), S2
    danae (Sulzer), SR, WL
    internum Montgomery, S1, WL
    obtrusum (Hagen), S5
    rubicundulum (Say), S5
    semicinctum (Say), S2-3
    vicinum (Hagen), S5
  • Tramea carolina (Fabricius), S4
    lacerata Hagen, S5
    onusta Hagen, S5

  • Tachopteryx thoreyi (Hagen), S1, WL

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