Dragonflies and Damselflies of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®

Source: Desert Insects & Kin of Southern California – A Photographic Survey & Natural History Anza-Borrego Desert State Park® by Lynn & Gene Monroe.

FamilyGenusSpeciesSubspeciesCommon Name
LibellulidaeLibellulasaturataFlame Skimmer
LibellulacroceipennisNeon Skimmer
PaltothemislineatipesRed Rock Skimmer
SympetrumcorruptumVariegated Meadowhawk
BrachymesiafurcataRed-tailed Pennant
OrthemisferrugineaRoseate Skimmer
PerithemisintensaMexican Amberwing
PantalahymenaeaSpot-winged Glider
ErythemissimplicicolliscollocataWestern Pondhawk
PachydiplaxlongipennisBlue Dasher
TramealacerataBlack Saddlebags
TrameaonustaRed Saddlebags
MacrodiplaxbalteataMarl Pennant
GomphidaeErpetogomphuscompositusWhite-belted Ringtail
AeshnidaeAnaxjuniusCommon Green Darner
RhinonaeschnamulticolorBlue-eyed Darner
CalopterygidaeHetaerinaamericanaAmerican Rubyspot
LestidaeLestescongenerSpotted Spreadwing
ArchilestescalifornicaCalifornia Spreadwing
CoenagrionidaeArgiavividaVivid Dancer
ArgiaagrioidesCalifornia Dancer
EnallagmacivileFamiliar Bluet
IschnuraramburiiRambur's Forktail
IschnurabarberiDesert Forktail
IschnurahastataCitrine Forktail
IschnuradenticollisBlack-fronted Forktail
TelebasissalvaDesert Firetail