Facts

Dragonflies and Damselflies are insects belonging to the Order Odonata. Dragonflies belong to the suborder of Anisotera and Damselflies belong to the suborder of Zygoptera.

As of August 2010, there are 124 species in Singapore of which 79 are dragonflies and 45 are damselflies.

Family (Dragonflies) Species My Collection
Aeshnidae 10 2
Corduliidae 5 3
Gomphidae 9 2
Libelluidae 55 40
Total 79 47
Family (Damselflies) Species My Collection
Amphipterygidae 1 1
Calopterygidae 3 3
Chlorocyphidae 4 4
Coenagrionidae 21 15
Euphaeidae 2 2
Lestidae 3 2
Megapodagrionidae 1 1
Platycnemididae 5 2
Platystictidae 1 1
Protoneuridae 4 4
Total 45 35

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