Checklist Andorra; scientific names

Below is a checklist of the 18 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Andorra. It's based on Dijkstra and Lewington's Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain and Europe (2006), on the Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies (Boudot & Kalkman (eds.), 2015), and - in a handful of cases - on new area records. Please click here if you would like to see the list below with the English common names.

The list below is sorted as per our overall checklist. Clicking on a species name in the list allows you to then cycle through the entire checklist for the area Andorra by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the species' scientific names, please click here.

Note: if you believe a species is missing from the checklist below, please do email us at with the new information, together with the relevant source(s) and references. If we agree that the new information is indeed valid, we will update the checklist as soon as possible.

Please click on a species name below to see our 20 photographs of that species.

#Scientific name
1Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758)
2Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823)
3Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890
4Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825)
5Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840)
6Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776)
7Aeshna cyanea (Müller, 1764)
8Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758)
9Anax imperator Leach, 1815
10Gomphus pulchellus Selys, 1840
11Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807)
12Cordulegaster bidentata Selys, 1843
13Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758
14Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758
15Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837)
16Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840)
17Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840)
18Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758)