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