Photos of UAE damselflies and dragonflies
There are around 27 species of damselflies and dragonflies known to occur in UAE.
Update 17 Sep 2022: Smugmug, the host of our photos, have corrupted some of the links below. If you click on a species, and a broken link appear, please go directly to the Damselflies and Dragonflies page by clicking here
Ceriagrion glabrum - Olive-eyes Damsel - no known photos from the UAE
Rhodischnura nursei - new species to Arabia
Lindenia tetraphylla - Arabian Bladetail - no known photos from the UAE
Orthetrum taeniolatum - Azure Skimmer (Small Skimmer) - no known photos from the UAE
Urothemis thomasi - new to the UAE
Lindenia tetraphylla - one individual apparently of this species on Lulu Island 21.04.2017 (OJ Campbell) - no known previous records from the UAE.