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 alphabetically on the Finnish common names. 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 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.

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