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ODONATA - Anisozygoptera + Anisoptera
This room displays photos of odonats i.e. usual dragonflies.
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Sympetrum infuscatum [1] or Noshime-Tombo. photo: 07/2001, Yamanashi, Japan. Scarlet Skimmer [1], Shojo Tombo or Crocothemis servilia mariannae. photo: 07/2002, Chiba, Japan. Sympetrum infuscatum [2] or Noshime-Tombo. photo: 07/2002, Chiba, Japan.

Sympetrum darwinianum or Natsu Akane. photo: 07/2002, Chiba, Japan. Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia.
Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2]. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia.

Diplacodes trivialis, or Hime Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan.
Orthetrum albistylum [1] or Shiokara Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 04/2003, Ibaraki, Japan. Pseudothemis zonata or Koshiaki Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2003, Fogg Dam, NT, Australia. Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2003, Fogg Dam, NT, Australia. Painted Grasshawk, or Neurothemis stimatizans <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2002, Fogg Dam, NT, Australia.

Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia. Graphic Flutterer, or Rhyothemis graphiptera <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia. Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2]. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia.

Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia. Four-spotted Skimmer, Libellula quadrimaculata asahinai or Yotsuboshi Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan. Orthetrum japonicum japonicum [1][2] or Oo Shioya Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.

Trigomphus melampus [1][2] or Ko Sanae <Gomphidae>. photo: 06/2004, Niigata, Japan. Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname

Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2]. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname

Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2004, Peperpot, Suriname Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 08/2004, Peperpot, Suriname

Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2]. photo: 08/2004, Foengoe Island, Suriname Orthetrum albistylum [2][3] or Shiokara Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Scarlet Skimmer [2], Shôjô Tombo or Crocothemis servilia mariannae <Libellulidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

Unidentified Dragonfly. photo: 06/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Leucorrhinia dubia orientalis [1][2] or Kaojiro Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan. Sympetrum infuscatum [3][4] or Noshime-Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.

Lyriothemis pachygastra [1][2][3] or Harabiro Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan. Sympetrum risi risi or Risu Aakane <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan. Violet Dropwing [1][2], Trithemis annulata <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2005, Popa Falls, Namibia.

Sympetrum frequens [1][2][3][4] or Aki Aakane <Libellulidae>. photo: 09/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens or Usuba Ki Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 04/2006, Yamaguchi, Japan. Forest Chaser, Lyriothemis elegantissima or Oo Harabiro Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan.

A Clubtail [1][2], Stylogomphus ryukyuanus asatoi or Chibi Sanae <Gomphidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. A Hawker, Polycanthagyna melanictera or Yabu Yamma, probably <Aeshnidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. A Dragonfly [1][2][3], Orthetrum triangulare menlania or Oo Shiokara Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan.

A Dragonfly [1][2][3], Rhyothemis variegata imperatrix or Bekkô Chô Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Scarlet Skimmer [3][4][5], Crocothemis servilia mariannae or Shôjô Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Green Skimmer, Orthetrum sabina or Haraboso Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan.

Lyriothemis pachygastra [4] or Harabiro Tombo <Libellulidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2006, Doi Inthanon, Thailand. Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 09/2006, Kao Pra Bang Khram WR, Thailand.

Unidentified Clubtail Dragonfly <Gomphidae>. photo: 09/2006, Kao Pra Bang Khram WR, Thailand. Unidentified Dragonfly <Libellulidae>. photo: 09/2006, Kao Pra Bang Khram WR, Thailand. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon.

Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2][3] <>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2] <>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon.

Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2] <>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon.

Unidentified Dragonfly [1][2] <>. photo: 08/2007, Lope NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Lope NP, Gabon. Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 08/2007, Lope NP, Gabon.

Unidentified Dragonfly <>. photo: 09/2007, Lope NP, Gabon. Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, Arizona, USA. Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2008, Patagonia, Arizona, USA.

Widow Skimmer, Libellula luctuosa <Libellulidae>. photo: 08/2008, Patagonia, Arizona, USA. back to upper category


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orthoptera : crickets | grasshoppers
dictyoptera : praying mantis | cockroaches | termites
odonata : dragonflies | damselflies
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