Checklist Luxembourg; German common names

Below is a checklist of the 62 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Luxembourg. 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, the French 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 Luxembourg by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the German 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.

#German common name
1Gemeine Binsenjungfer (Lestes sponsa) Preview
2Glänzende Binsenjungfer (Lestes dryas) Preview
3Südliche Binsenjungfer (Lestes barbarus) Preview
4Kleine Binsenjungfer (Lestes virens) Preview
5Westliche Weidenjungfer (Chalcolestes viridis) Preview
6Gemeine Winterlibelle (Sympecma fusca) Preview
7Gebänderte Prachtlibelle (Calopteryx splendens) Preview
8Blauflügel-Prachtlibelle (Calopteryx virgo) Preview
9Blaue Federlibelle (Platycnemis pennipes) Preview
10Grosse Pechlibelle (Ischnura elegans) Preview
11Kleine Pechlibelle (Ischnura pumilio) Preview
12Gemeine Becherjungfer (Enallagma cyathigerum) Preview
13Fledermaus-Azurjungfer (Coenagrion pulchellum) Preview
14Hufeisen-Azurjungfer (Coenagrion puella) Preview
15Helm-Azurjungfer (Coenagrion mercuriale) Preview
16Gabel-Azurjungfer (Coenagrion scitulum) Preview
17Grosses Granatauge (Erythromma najas) Preview
18Kleines Granatauge (Erythromma viridulum) Preview
19Saphirauge (Erythromma lindenii) Preview
20Frühe Adonislibelle (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Preview
21Zwerglibelle (Nehalennia speciosa) Preview
22Herbst-Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna mixta) Preview
23Südliche Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna affinis) Preview
24Keilfleck-Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna isoceles) Preview
25Braune Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna grandis) Preview
26Blaugrüne Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna cyanea) Preview
27Torf-Mosaikjungfer (Aeshna juncea) Preview
28Grosse Königslibelle (Anax imperator) Preview
29Kleine Königslibelle (Anax parthenope) Preview
30Früher Schilfjäger (Brachytron pratense) Preview
31Gemeine Keiljungfer (Gomphus vulgatissimus) Preview
32Westliche Keiljungfer (Gomphus pulchellus) Preview
33Asiatische Keiljungfer (Stylurus flavipes) Preview
34Grüne Flussjungfer (Ophiogomphus cecilia) Preview
35Kleine Zangenlibelle (Onychogomphus forcipatus) Preview
36Zweigestreifte Quelljungfer (Cordulegaster boltonii) Preview
37Gestreifte Quelljungfer (Cordulegaster bidentata) Preview
38Gekielter Flussfalke (Oxygastra curtisii) Preview
39Falkenlibelle (Cordulia aenea) Preview
40Glänzende Smaragdlibelle (Somatochlora metallica) Preview
41Gefleckte Smaragdlibelle (Somatochlora flavomaculata) Preview
42Zweifleck (Epitheca bimaculata) Preview
43Vierfleck (Libellula quadrimaculata) Preview
44Plattbauch (Libellula depressa) Preview
45Spitzenfleck (Libellula fulva) Preview
46Grosser Blaupfeil (Orthetrum cancellatum) Preview
47Kleiner Blaupfeil (Orthetrum coerulescens) Preview
48Südlicher Blaupfeil (Orthetrum brunneum) Preview
49Kleine Moosjungfer (Leucorrhinia dubia) Preview
50Nordische Moosjungfer (Leucorrhinia rubicunda) Preview
51Grosse Moosjungfer (Leucorrhinia pectoralis) Preview
52Zierliche Moosjungfer (Leucorrhinia caudalis) Preview
53Schwarze Heidelibelle (Sympetrum danae) Preview
54Gebänderte Heidelibelle (Sympetrum pedemontanum) Preview
55Blutrote Heidelibelle (Sympetrum sanguineum) Preview
56Sumpf-Heidelibelle (Sympetrum depressiusculum) Preview
57Gefleckte Heidelibelle (Sympetrum flaveolum) Preview
58Frühe Heidelibelle (Sympetrum fonscolombii) Preview
59Grosse Heidelibelle (Sympetrum striolatum) Preview
60Gemeine Heidelibelle (Sympetrum vulgatum) Preview
61Südliche Heidelibelle (Sympetrum meridionale) Preview
62Feuerlibelle (Crocothemis erythraea) Preview