Checklist for the Russian Federation: Kaliningrad; scientific names

Below is a checklist of the 60 dragonfly and damselfly species for the area Russian Federation: Kaliningrad. 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 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 Russian Federation: Kaliningrad by using the Previous (<==) and Next (==>) buttons at the bottom of each page. If you would prefer to see it sorted alphabetically on the species' scientific 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.

#Scientific name
1Lestes sponsa (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
2Lestes dryas Kirby, 1890 Preview
3Lestes barbarus (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
4Lestes virens (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
5Chalcolestes viridis (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
6Sympecma fusca (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
7Calopteryx splendens (Harris, 1780) Preview
8Calopteryx virgo (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
9Platycnemis pennipes (Pallas, 1771) Preview
10Ischnura elegans (Vander Linden, 1820) Preview
11Ischnura pumilio (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
12Enallagma cyathigerum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
13Coenagrion pulchellum (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
14Coenagrion puella (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
15Coenagrion hastulatum (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
16Coenagrion lunulatum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
17Coenagrion armatum (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
18Erythromma najas (Hansemann, 1823) Preview
19Pyrrhosoma nymphula (Sulzer, 1776) Preview
20Nehalennia speciosa (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
21Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805 Preview
22Aeshna affinis Vander Linden, 1820 Preview
23Aeshna isoceles (Müller, 1767) Preview
24Aeshna grandis (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
25Aeshna cyanea (Müller, 1764) Preview
26Aeshna viridis Eversmann, 1836 Preview
27Aeshna juncea (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
28Aeshna subarctica Walker, 1908 Preview
29Anax imperator Leach, 1815 Preview
30Anax parthenope (Selys, 1839) Preview
31Brachytron pratense (Müller, 1764) Preview
32Gomphus vulgatissimus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
33Stylurus flavipes (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
34Ophiogomphus cecilia (Fourcroy, 1785) Preview
35Onychogomphus forcipatus (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
36Cordulegaster boltonii (Donovan, 1807) Preview
37Cordulia aenea (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
38Somatochlora metallica (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
39Somatochlora flavomaculata (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
40Epitheca bimaculata (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
41Libellula quadrimaculata Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
42Libellula depressa Linnaeus, 1758 Preview
43Orthetrum cancellatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
44Orthetrum albistylum (Selys, 1848) Preview
45Orthetrum coerulescens (Fabricius, 1798) Preview
46Orthetrum brunneum (Fonscolombe, 1837) Preview
47Leucorrhinia dubia (Vander Linden, 1825) Preview
48Leucorrhinia rubicunda (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
49Leucorrhinia pectoralis (Charpentier, 1825) Preview
50Leucorrhinia albifrons (Burmeister, 1839) Preview
51Leucorrhinia caudalis (Charpentier, 1840) Preview
52Sympetrum danae (Sulzer, 1776) Preview
53Sympetrum pedemontanum (Müller in Allioni, 1766) Preview
54Sympetrum sanguineum (Müller, 1764) Preview
55Sympetrum flaveolum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
56Sympetrum fonscolombii (Selys, 1840) Preview
57Sympetrum vulgatum (Linnaeus, 1758) Preview
58Sympetrum meridionale (Selys, 1841) Preview
59Crocothemis erythraea (Brullé, 1832) Preview
60Pantala flavescens (Fabricius, 1798) Preview