Dragonfly Guide

About this site

This is a site about the dragonflies of Europe. The data for the site comes from this API: https://dragonsgraphqlapi.jonasmyrenas.now.sh/. The code for this site is open source and can be found on Github

Main sources

  • Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies, Jean-Pierre Boudot(Editor), Vincent J Kalkman(Editor), Fons Peels(Illustrator)
  • Dragonflies and Damselflies of Europe: A scientific approach to the identification of European Odonata without capture, Galliani, C.; Scherini, R.; Piglia, A.
  • Field guide to the dargonflies of Brittain and Europe, Klaas-Douwe B Dijkstra.
  • Nordens trollsländor, M. Billqvist, D. Andersson, C. Bergendorff

These are all excellent books, go get them if you don't have them.


This is a work in continuous progress. Help with proof-reading and editing descriptions is appreciated. Finding good images is also something I would appreciate help with. All images need to have usable licenses, Creative Commons or equivalent. If you would like to contribute, please contact jonas@myrenas.se.