Welcome to OdonataCentral
This site is designed to make available what we know about the distribution, biogeography, biodiversity, and identification of Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) world-wide. Use the navigation bars at the top of the page to move around in the site. Click here for a history and update of the site that appeared in Argia 22(4): 2010.
OdonataCentral is now accepting donations
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In addition to fixing some known bugs, we have implemented some new features to OdonataCentral. These include: improved drop-down menus, added a searchable directory of registered users, added the ability to upload large datasets as a batch, and made enhancements to the photo gallery.
Dragonfly Society of the Americas
Virtual Odonata Image Library
OdonataCentral now hosts a virtual library of odonata species. You can zoom, rotate and pan the images.
Latest Record Submissions
|OC #426639, Libellula vibrans in Williamson County, Texas, United States was submitted by Galen Stewart on 2014-Sep-03.|
|OC #426638, Plathemis lydia in Spokane County, Washington, United States was submitted by Harry Thomas on 2014-Sep-02.|
|OC #426637, Erythrodiplax berenice in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States was submitted by Bill Flynt, II on 2014-Sep-02.|
|OC #426636, Erythrodiplax berenice in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States was submitted by Bill Flynt, II on 2014-Sep-02.|
|OC #426635, Tramea lacerata in Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States was submitted by Darrin OBrien on 2014-Sep-02.|
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