Damselflies of the Northeast
Since publication, some of the subspecies covered in the book have been elevated to full species. The new names are listed below in blue.
River Jewelwing
Calopteryx aequabilis
Superb Jewelwing
Calopteryx amata
Appalachian Jewelwing
Calopteryx augustipennis
Sparkling Jewelwing
Calopteryx dimidiata
Ebony Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata
American Rubyspot
Hetaerina americana
Smoky Rubyspot
Hetaerina titia
Great Spreadwing
Archilestes grandis
Spotted Spreadwing
Lestes congener
Common Spreadwing
Lestes disjunctus disjunctus
(now Northern Spreadwing.
.Lestes disjunctus)
"Southern" Spreadwing.
.Lestes disjunctus australis
(now Southern Spreadwing.
.Lestes australis)
Emerald Spreadwing
Lestes dryas
Amber-winged Spreadwing
Lestes eurinus
Sweetflag Spreadwing
Lestes forcipatus
Elegant Spreadwing
Lestes inaequalis
Slender Spreadwing
Lestes rectangularis
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
Lestes unguiculatus
Swamp Spreadwing
Lestes vigilax
Eastern Red Damsel
Amphiagrion saucium
Blue-fronted Dancer
Argia apicalis
Seepage Dancer
Argia bipunctulata
Variable Dancer
Argia fumipennis fumipennis
"Violet" Variable Dancer
Argia fumipennis violacea
Powdered Dancer
Argia moesta
Blue-ringed Dancer
Argia sedula
Blue-tipped Dancer
Argia tibialis
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
Aurora Damsel
Chromagrion conditum
Subarctic Bluet
Coenagrion interrogatum
Taiga Bluet
Coenagrion resolutum
River Bluet
Enallagma anna
Rainbow Bluet
Enallagma antennatum
Azure Bluet
Enallagma aspersum
Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
Boreal Bluet
Enallagma boreale
Tule Bluet
Enallagma carunculatum
Familiar Bluet
Enallagma civile
Alkali Bluet
Enallagma clausum
Northern Bluet
Enallagma cyathigerum cyathigerum
(now Enallagma annexum)
Vernal Bluet
Enallagma cyathigerum vernale
(now Enallagma vernale)
Attenuated Bluet
Enallagma daeckii
Turquoise Bluet
Enallagma divagans
Atlantic Bluet
Enallagma doubledayi
Burgundy Bluet
Enallagma dubium
Big Bluet
Enallagma durum
Marsh Bluet
Enallagma ebrium
Stream Bluet
Enallagma exsulans
Skimming Bluet
Enallagma geminatum
Hagen's Bluet
Enallagma hageni
New England Bluet
Enallagma laterale
Little Bluet
Enallagma minusculum
Pale Bluet
Enallagma pallidum
Scarlet Bluet
Enallagma pictum
Pine Barrens Bluet
Enallagma recurvatum
Orange Bluet
Enallagma signatum
Slender Bluet
Enallagma traviatum traviatum
Westfall's Slender Bluet
Enallagma traviatum westfalli
Vesper Bluet
Enallagma vesperum
Blackwater Bluet
Enallagma weewa
Citrine Forktail
Ischnura hastata
Lilypad Forktail
Ischnura kellicotti
Fragile Forktail
Ischnura posita
Furtive Forktail
Ischnura prognata
Rambur's Forktail
Ischnura ramburii
Eastern Forktail
Ischnura verticalis
Sphagnum Sprite
Nehalennia gracilis
Southern Sprite
Nehalennia integricollis
Sedge Sprite
Nehalennia irene
Duckweed Firetail
Telebasis byersi