Checklist Luxembourg; French 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 German 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 French 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.

#French common name
1Leste fiancé (Lestes sponsa) Preview
2Leste des bois (Lestes dryas) Preview
3Leste sauvage (Lestes barbarus) Preview
4Leste verdoyant (Lestes virens) Preview
5Leste vert (Chalcolestes viridis) Preview
6Leste brun (Sympecma fusca) Preview
7Caloptéryx éclatant (Calopteryx splendens) Preview
8Caloptéryx vierge (Calopteryx virgo) Preview
9Agrion à larges pattes (Platycnemis pennipes) Preview
10Agrion élégant (Ischnura elegans) Preview
11Agrion nain (Ischnura pumilio) Preview
12Agrion porte-coupe (Enallagma cyathigerum) Preview
13Agrion joli (Coenagrion pulchellum) Preview
14Agrion jouvencelle (Coenagrion puella) Preview
15Agrion de Mercure (Coenagrion mercuriale) Preview
16Agrion mignon (Coenagrion scitulum) Preview
17Naïade aux yeux rouges (Erythromma najas) Preview
18Naïade au corps vert (Erythromma viridulum) Preview
19Agrion de Vander Linden (Erythromma lindenii) Preview
20Petite nymphe au corps de feu (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Preview
21Déesse précieuse (Nehalennia speciosa) Preview
22Aeschne mixte (Aeshna mixta) Preview
23Aeschne affine (Aeshna affinis) Preview
24Aeschne isocèle (Aeshna isoceles) Preview
25Grande Aeschne (Aeshna grandis) Preview
26Aeschne bleue (Aeshna cyanea) Preview
27Aeschne des joncs (Aeshna juncea) Preview
28Anax empereur (Anax imperator) Preview
29Anax napolitain (Anax parthenope) Preview
30Aeschne printanière (Brachytron pratense) Preview
31Gomphe vulgaire (Gomphus vulgatissimus) Preview
32Gomphe joli (Gomphus pulchellus) Preview
33Gomphe à pattes jaunes (Stylurus flavipes) Preview
34Gomphe serpentin (Ophiogomphus cecilia) Preview
35Gomphe à forceps (Onychogomphus forcipatus) Preview
36Cordulégastre à front jaune (Cordulegaster boltonii) Preview
37Cordulégastre bidenté (Cordulegaster bidentata) Preview
38Cordulie à corps fin (Oxygastra curtisii) Preview
39Cordulie bronzée (Cordulia aenea) Preview
40Cordulie métallique (Somatochlora metallica) Preview
41Cordulie à taches jaunes (Somatochlora flavomaculata) Preview
42Epithèque bimaculée (Epitheca bimaculata) Preview
43Libellule quadrimaculée (Libellula quadrimaculata) Preview
44Libellule déprimée (Libellula depressa) Preview
45Libellule fauve (Libellula fulva) Preview
46Orthétrum réticulé (Orthetrum cancellatum) Preview
47Orthétrum bleuissant (Orthetrum coerulescens) Preview
48Orthétrum brun (Orthetrum brunneum) Preview
49Leucorrhine douteuse (Leucorrhinia dubia) Preview
50Leucorrhine rubiconde (Leucorrhinia rubicunda) Preview
51Leucorrhine à gros thorax (Leucorrhinia pectoralis) Preview
52Leucorrhine à large queue (Leucorrhinia caudalis) Preview
53Sympétrum noir (Sympetrum danae) Preview
54Sympétrum du Piémont (Sympetrum pedemontanum) Preview
55Sympétrum sanguin (Sympetrum sanguineum) Preview
56Sympétrum déprimé (Sympetrum depressiusculum) Preview
57Sympétrum jaune d'or (Sympetrum flaveolum) Preview
58Sympétrum de Fonscolombe (Sympetrum fonscolombii) Preview
59Sympétrum fascié (Sympetrum striolatum) Preview
60Sympétrum vulgaire (Sympetrum vulgatum) Preview
61Sympétrum méridional (Sympetrum meridionale) Preview
62Crocothémis écarlate (Crocothemis erythraea) Preview