Checklist Finland; Finnish common names

Below is a checklist of the 62 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Finland. It's based on Dijkstra, Schröter & Lewington's Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Britain and Europe (2020), 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 or the scientific 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 Finland by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the Finnish common 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.

#Finnish common name
1Sirokeijukorento (Lestes sponsa) Preview
2Isokeijukorento (Lestes dryas) Preview
3Hentokeijukorento (Lestes virens) Preview
4Idänkirsikorento (Sympecma paedisca) Preview
5Immenkorento (Calopteryx splendens) Preview
6Neidonkorento (Calopteryx virgo) Preview
7Sulkakoipikorento (Platycnemis pennipes) Preview
8Hoikkatytönkorento (Ischnura elegans) Preview
9Keritytönkorento (Ischnura pumilio) Preview
10Okatytönkorento (Enallagma cyathigerum) Preview
11Sirotytönkorento (Coenagrion pulchellum) Preview
12Eteläntytönkorento (Coenagrion puella) Preview
13Keihästytönkorento (Coenagrion hastulatum) Preview
14Kuutytönkorento (Coenagrion lunulatum) Preview
15Taigatytönkorento (Coenagrion johanssoni) Preview
16Vihertytönkorento (Coenagrion armatum) Preview
17Isotytönkorento (Erythromma najas) Preview
18Punatytönkorento (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Preview
19Kääpiötytönkorento (Nehalennia speciosa) Preview
20Etelänukonkorento (Aeshna mixta) Preview
21Hohtoukonkorento (Aeshna affinis) Preview
22Ruskoukonkorento (Aeshna grandis) Preview
23Pohjanukonkorento (Aeshna caerulea) Preview
24Kirjoukonkorento (Aeshna cyanea) Preview
25Viherukonkorento (Aeshna viridis) Preview
26Siniukonkorento (Aeshna juncea) Preview
27Suoukonkorento (Aeshna subarctica) Preview
28Rannikkoukonkorento (Aeshna serrata) Preview
29Isoukonkorento (Aeshna crenata) Preview
30Keisarikorento (Anax imperator) Preview
31Sormusukonkorento (Anax parthenope) Preview
32Kulku-ukonkorento (Anax ephippiger) Preview
33Karvaukonkorento (Brachytron pratense) Preview
34Aitojokikorento (Gomphus vulgatissimus) Preview
35Idänjokikorento (Stylurus flavipes) Preview
36Kirjojokikorento (Ophiogomphus cecilia) Preview
37Pihtijokikorento (Onychogomphus forcipatus) Preview
38Purokorento (Cordulegaster boltonii) Preview
39Vaskikorento (Cordulia aenea) Preview
40Välkekorento (Somatochlora metallica) Preview
41Täpläkiiltokorento (Somatochlora flavomaculata) Preview
42Hoikkakiiltokorento (Somatochlora arctica) Preview
43Aapakiiltokorento (Somatochlora alpestris) Preview
44Tundrakiiltokorento (Somatochlora sahlbergi) Preview
45Liitokorento (Epitheca bimaculata) Preview
46Ruskohukankorento (Libellula quadrimaculata) Preview
47Litteähukankorento (Libellula depressa) Preview
48Sorjahukankorento (Libellula fulva) Preview
49Merisinikorento (Orthetrum cancellatum) Preview
50Hoikkasinikorento (Orthetrum coerulescens) Preview
51Pikkulampikorento (Leucorrhinia dubia) Preview
52Isolampikorento (Leucorrhinia rubicunda) Preview
53Täplälampikorento (Leucorrhinia pectoralis) Preview
54Sirolampikorento (Leucorrhinia albifrons) Preview
55Lummelampikorento (Leucorrhinia caudalis) Preview
56Tummasyyskorento (Sympetrum danae) Preview
57Vyösyyskorento (Sympetrum pedemontanum) Preview
58Verikorento (Sympetrum sanguineum) Preview
59Elokorento (Sympetrum flaveolum) Preview
60Kulkusyyskorento (Sympetrum fonscolombii) Preview
61Lännensyyskorento (Sympetrum striolatum) Preview
62Punasyyskorento (Sympetrum vulgatum) Preview