Maine Species List

Suborder ZYGOPTERA – Damselflies

Family CALOPTERYGIDAE - Jewelwings
Calopteryx aequabilis - River Jewelwing
Calopteryx amata - Superb Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata - Ebony Jewelwing
Hetaerina americana - American Rubyspot

Family LESTIDAE - Spreadwings
Lestes australis - Southern Spreadwing
Lestes congener
- Spotted Spreadwing
Lestes disjunctus - Northern Spreadwing
Lestes dryas - Emerald Spreadwing
Lestes eurinus - Amber-winged Spreadwing
Lestes forcipatus - Sweetflag Spreadwing
Lestes inaequalis - Elegant Spreadwing
Lestes rectangularis - Slender Spreadwing
Lestes unguiculatus - Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
Lestes vigilax - Swamp Spreadwing

Family COENAGRIONIDAE - Pond Damsels
Amphiagrion saucium - Eastern Red Damsel
Argia fumipennis violacea - Violet Dancer
Argia moesta - Powdered Dancer
Argia translata - Dusky Dancer
Enallagma annexum - Northern Bluet
Chromagrion conditum - Aurora Damsel
Coenagrion interrogatum - Subarctic Bluet
Coenagrion resolutum - Taiga Bluet
Enallagma aspersum - Azure Bluet
Enallagma boreale - Boreal Bluet
Enallagma carunculatum - Tule Bluet
Enallagma civile - Familiar Bluet
Enallagma divagans - Turquoise Bluet
Enallagma durum - Big Bluet
Enallagma ebrium - Marsh Bluet
Enallagma exsulans - Stream Bluet
Enallagma geminatum - Skimming Bluet
Enallagma hageniHagen’s Bluet
Enallagma laterale - New England Bluet
Enallagma minusculum - Little Bluet
Enallagma pictum - Scarlet Bluet
Enallagma recurvatum  - Pine Barrens Bluet
Enallagma signatum - Orange Bluet
Enallagma vernale - Vernal Bluet
Enallagma vesperum - Vesper Bluet
Ischnura hastata - Citrine Forktail
Ischnura kellicotti - Lilypad Forktail
Ischnura posita - Fragile Forktail
Ischnura ramburii - Rambur's Forktail
Ischnura verticalis - Eastern Forktail
Nehalennia gracilis - Sphagnum Sprite
Nehalennia irene - Sedge Sprite

Suborder ANISOPTERA - Dragonflies

Family AESHNIDAE - Darners
Aeshna canadensis - Canada Darner
Aeshna clepsydra - Mottled Darner
Aeshna constricta - Lance-tipped Darner
Aeshna eremita - Lake Darner
Aeshna interrupta interrupta - Variable Darner
Aeshna juncea - Sedge Darner
Aeshna sitchensis - Zigzag Darner
Aeshna subarctica - Subarctic Darner
Aeshna tuberculifera - Black-tipped Darner
Aeshna umbrosa umbrosa - Shadow Darner
Aeshna verticalis - Green-striped Darner
Anax junius - Common Green Darner
Anax longipes - Comet Darner
Basiaeschna janata - Springtime Darner
Boyeria grafiana - Ocellated Darner
Boyeria vinosa - Fawn Darner
Epiaeschna heros - Swamp Darner
Gomphaeschna furcillata - Harlequin Darner
Nasiaeschna pentacantha - Cyrano Darner
Rhionaeschna mutata - Spatterdock Darner

Family GOMPHIDAE - Clubtails

Arigomphus furcifer - Lilypad Clubtail
Arigomphus villosipes - Unicorn Clubtail
Dromogomphus spinosus - Black-shouldered Spinyleg
Gomphurus vastus - Cobra Clubtail 
Hagenius brevistylus - Dragonhunter
Hylogomphus abbreviatus - Spine-crowned Clubtail
Hylogomphus adelphus - Moustached Clubtail
Lanthus parvulus - Northern Pygmy Clubtail
Lanthus vernalis - Single-striped Clubtail
Ophiogomphus anomalus - Extra-striped Snaketail
Ophiogomphus aspersus - Brook Snaketail
Ophiogomphus carolus - Riffle Snaketail
Ophiogomphus colubrinus - Boreal Snaketail
Ophiogomphus howei - Pygmy Snaketail
Ophiogomphus mainensis mainensis - Maine Snaketail
Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis - Rusty Snaketail
Phanogomphus borealis - Beaverpond Clubtail
Phanogomphus descriptus - Harpoon Clubtail
Phanogomphus exilis - Lancet Clubtail
Phanogomphus quadricolor - Rapids Clubtail
Phanogomphus spicatus - Dusky Clubtail
Progomphus obscurus - Common Sanddragon
Stylogomphus albistylus - Eastern Least Clubtail
Stylurus scudderi - Zebra Clubtail
Stylurus spiniceps- Arrow Clubtail

Family CORDULEGASTRIDAE - Spiketails
Cordulegaster diastatops - Delta-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster maculatus - Twin-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster obliqua - Arrowhead Spiketail

Family MACROMIIDAE - Cruisers
Didymops transversa - Stream Cruiser
Macromia illinoiensis - Swift River Cruiser

Family CORDULIIDAE - Emeralds
Cordulia shurtleffi - American Emerald
Dorocordulia lepida - Petite Emerald
Dorocordulia libera - Racket-tailed Emerald
Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) canis - Beaverpond Baskettail
Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) cynosura - Common Baskettail
Epitheca (Epicordulia) princeps - Prince Baskettail
Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) semiaquea - Mantled Baskettail
Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) spinigera - Spiny Baskettail
Helocordulia uhleri – Uhler’s Sundragon
Neurocordulia michaeli - Broadtailed Shadowdragon
Neurocordulia obsoleta - Umber Shadowdragon
Neurocordulia yamaskanensis - Stygian Shadowdragon
Somatochlora albicincta - Ringed Emerald
Somatochlora brevicincta - Quebec Emerald
Somatochlora cingulata - Lake Emerald
Somatochlora elongata - Ski-tailed Emerald
Somatochlora forcipata - Forcipate Emerald
Somatochlora franklini - Delicate Emerald
Somatochlora incurvata - Incurvate Emerald
Somatochlora kennedyi – Kennedy’s Emerald
Somatochlora minor - Ocellated Emerald
Somatochlora tenebrosa - Clamp-tipped Emerald
Somatochlora walshii - Brush-tipped Emerald
Somatochlora williamsoni – Williamson’s Emerald
Williamsonia fletcheri - Ebony Boghaunter
Williamsonia lintneri - Ringed Boghaunter

Family LIBELLULIDAE - Skimmers
Celithemis elisa - Calico Pennant
Celithemis eponina - Halloween Pennant
Celithemis fasciata– Banded Pennant
Celithemis martha – Martha’s Pennant
Erythemis simplicicollis - Common Pondhawk
Erythrodiplax berenice - Seaside Dragonlet
Ladona exusta - White Corporal
Ladona julia - Chalk-fronted Corporal
Leucorrhinia frigida - Frosted Whiteface
Leucorrhinia glacialis - Crimson-ringed Whiteface
Leucorrhinia hudsonica - Hudsonian Whiteface
Leucorrhinia intacta - Dot-tailed Whiteface
Leucorrhinia patricia - Canada Whiteface
Leucorrhinia proxima - Belted Whiteface
Libellula cyanea - Spangled Skimmer
Libellula incesta - Slaty Skimmer
Libellula luctuosa - Widow Skimmer
Libellula needhami - Needham's Skimmer
Libellula pulchella - Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Libellula quadrimaculata - Four-spotted Skimmer
Libellula semifasciata - Painted Skimmer
Nannothemis bella - Elfin Skimmer
Pachydiplax longipennis - Blue Dasher
Pantala flavescens - Wandering Glider
Pantala hymenaea - Spot-winged Glider
Perithemis tenera - Eastern Amberwing
Plathemis lydia - Common Whitetail
Sympetrum corruptum - Variegated Meadowhawk
Sympetrum costiferum - Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum danae - Black Meadowhawk
Sympetrum internum - Cherry-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum obtrusum - White-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum semicinctum - Band-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum - Autumn Meadowhawk
Tramea carolina - Carolina Saddlebags
Tramea lacerata - Black Saddlebags