Welcome to Dragonflies of Furman University, a web site devoted to recording the dragonflies seen on Furmanís campus. This site provides a general overview of the species that have been seen on campus. It is an introduction intended to inspire further interest in the biodiversity around us. If you see any factual errors, or if you have any interesting sightings or pictures that you think would add to the web site, please email Dr. Wade Worthen of the Biology Department at wade.worthen@furman.edu.


* = New County Record (Abbott, 2007)
C = captured, specimen in Furman Collection
O = observed, no picture
P = photographed and released

Abbott, J. C. 2007. Odonata Central: An online resource for the Odonata of North America. Austin, TX. Available at http://www.odonatacentral.com. (Accessed July 26, 2007).

ZYGOPTERA - Damselflies

Family Calopterygidae (Broad-winged Damsels)

Family Lestidae (Spreadwing Damsels)

Family Coenagrionidae (Pond Damsels)

ANISOPTERA - Dragonflies

Family Aeshnidae (Darners)

Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)

Family Cordulegastridae (Spiketails)

Family Macromiidae (Cruisers)

Family Corduliidae (Emeralds)

Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)