Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects,
encompassing the Dragonflies (Anisoptera) & the Damselflies (Zygoptera).

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Dragonflies, Southern Africa
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 Warwick and Michele Tarboton


Our Goal

To raise awareness of Dragonflies and Damselflies in southern Africa.

We recognise that Dragonflies and Damselflies change colour with age and due to sexual dimorphism. We strive to show as wide a variety of photos of as many species possible to assist with the identification of a species

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Scientific Names -  A list of Scientific Names for Dragonflies & Damselflies, with information & a photos of each species. Read more

English Names -  A list of Common Names for Dragonflies & Damselflies. Each link provides more information & a photo of each species. Read more

Photos -  A showcase of photos of each species. Read more

Photographers - A Photographer of Dragonflies & Damselflies photo showcase. Read more

Info -  Interesting Articles, Books & Links regarding Dragonflies & Damselflies. Read more

Contact -  Do you want to buy a photo; add your photos to this website; have a questions, contact us. Read more


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