Checklist Montenegro; scientific names

Below is a checklist of the 67 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Montenegro. 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 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 Montenegro 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 affinis Vander Linden, 1820 Preview
2Aeshna cyanea (Müller, 1764) Preview
3Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
4Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767) Preview
5Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
6Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805 Preview
7Anax ephippiger (Burmeister, 1839) Preview
8Anax imperator Leach, 1815 Preview
9Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839) Preview
10Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764) Preview
11Caliaeschna microstigma (Schneider, 1845) Preview
12Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780) Preview
13Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
14Ceriagrion tenellum (de Villers, 1789) Preview
15Chalcolestes parvidens (Artobolevsky, 1929) Preview
16Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
17Coenagrion hastulatum (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
18Coenagrion ornatum (Selys, 1850) Preview
19Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
20Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
21Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842) Preview
22Cordulegaster bidentata Selys, 1843 Preview
23Cordulegaster heros Theischinger, 1979 Preview
24Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
25Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832) Preview
26Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
27Epitheca bimaculata (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
28Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840) Preview
29Erythromma najas (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
30Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
31Gomphus pulchellus Selys, 1840 Preview
32Gomphus schneiderii Selys, 1850 Preview
33Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
34Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
35Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
36Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
37Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890 Preview
38Lestes macrostigma (Eversmann, 1836) Preview
39Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
40Lestes virens (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
41Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
42Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
43Libellula fulva Müller, 1764 Preview
44Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
45Lindenia tetraphylla (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
46Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
47Ophiogomphus cecilia (Fourcroy, 1785) Preview
48Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848) Preview
49Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837) Preview
50Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
51Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
52Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
53Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771) Preview
54Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776) Preview
55Selysiothemis nigra (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
56Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
57Somatochlora meridionalis Nielsen, 1935 Preview
58Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
59Stylurus flavipes (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
60Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
61Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
62Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840) Preview
63Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841) Preview
64Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764) Preview
65Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
66Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
67Trithemis annulata (Palisot de Beauvois, 1807) Preview