Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects,
encompassing the Dragonflies (Anisoptera) & the Damselflies (Zygoptera).
We are extensively revising the contents of the site to improve readability.
Images are now larger and linked to popups.
Guides to assist with identification of groups of species.
Distribution maps are live and is updates when article is opened.
About 2500 images are now on the data base.
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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Damselflies - A list Damselflies with information & images of each species. Read more
Dragonflies - A list Dragonflies with information & images of each species. Read more
Images - A showcase of images 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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