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