Checklist Serbia; scientific names

Below is a checklist of the 63 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Serbia. 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 Serbia 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
11Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780) Preview
12Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
13Chalcolestes parvidens (Artobolevsky, 1929) Preview
14Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
15Coenagrion hastulatum (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
16Coenagrion ornatum (Selys, 1850) Preview
17Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
18Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
19Coenagrion scitulum (Rambur, 1842) Preview
20Cordulegaster bidentata Selys, 1843 Preview
21Cordulegaster heros Theischinger, 1979 Preview
22Cordulegaster insignis Schneider, 1845 Preview
23Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
24Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832) Preview
25Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
26Epitheca bimaculata (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
27Erythromma lindenii (Selys, 1840) Preview
28Erythromma najas (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
29Erythromma viridulum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
30Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
31Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
32Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
33Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
34Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890 Preview
35Lestes macrostigma (Eversmann, 1836) Preview
36Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
37Lestes virens (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
38Leucorrhinia caudalis (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
39Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
40Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
41Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
42Libellula fulva Müller, 1764 Preview
43Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
44Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
45Ophiogomphus cecilia (Fourcroy, 1785) Preview
46Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848) Preview
47Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837) Preview
48Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
49Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
50Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771) Preview
51Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776) Preview
52Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
53Somatochlora meridionalis Nielsen, 1935 Preview
54Stylurus flavipes (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
55Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
56Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys, 1841) Preview
57Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
58Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840) Preview
59Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841) Preview
60Sympetrum pedemontanum (Müller in Allioni, 1766) Preview
61Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764) Preview
62Sympetrum striolatum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
63Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview