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This site is where you can find photos and post information on Neotropical Odonata.

Welcome to Neotropic-Dragonfly!
On this website you can post and find photos of odonata from the neotropics: Latin America from Mexico to the tip of the South-American continent. And of course the Caribbean. Please share your photos and check out those taken by others!

  Covers the Neotropic Ecozone exclusively

 Guest Guide 
 Member Guide & How to post a new photo

How To: Studying Tropical Dragonflies and Damselflies
by Viola Clausnitzer, KD Dijkstra and Vincent Kalkman

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Neotropic Dragonfly Community

You are welcome to join the Community, in order to post new pictures or new references and meet other fellow odonatists.

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If you want to know more about this site, please refer to our Frequently Asked Question section or e-mail us.

Pic of the day by Dennis Paulson

Heteragrion erythrogastrum Selys, 1886 (Costa Rica)

Look at the latest photos received.

Special mention to the latest 5 photos posted:

Samuel Renner
  Libellula croceipennis (Brazil)
Samuel Renner
  Homeoura chelifera (Brazil)
Maxime Cobigo
  Coryphaeschna adnexa (French Guiana)
Maxime Cobigo
  Coryphaeschna amazonica (French Guiana)
  Coryphaeschna amazonica (Antigua and Barbuda)

Do you know which species is on the photo 11033 taken in 1 km from Javari riverside (Brazil) ?

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Neotropical is dedicated to the Neotropic Ecozone thus only photos taken within this ecozone are considered. This filtering does not apply to the species list.