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.
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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 #428032, Ischnura hastata in Allen County, Indiana, United States was submitted by Paul McMurray on 2014-Nov-24.|
|OC #428031, Erythemis simplicicollis in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States was submitted by Stephen Rose on 2014-Nov-24.|
|OC #428030, Pachydiplax longipennis in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States was submitted by Stephen Rose on 2014-Nov-24.|
|OC #428029, Gynacantha mexicana in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States was submitted by Robin Zurovec on 2014-Nov-24.|
|OC #428028, Erythrodiplax umbrata in Provincia de Los Rios, Ecuador, South America was submitted by Jim Johnson on 2014-Nov-23.|
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