Middle American Odonata

By Country

Revised 2 December 2013

Dennis R. Paulson
Slater Museum of Natural History
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA, 98416, USA

This is not a publication and should not be cited as one.

ME - Mexico - 338 species
GU - Guatemala - 206
BE - Belize - 174
ES - El Salvador - 85
HO - Honduras - 162
NI - Nicaragua - 160
CR - Costa Rica - 271
PA - Panama - 215

Polythoridae
Cora chirripa - CR
C. marina - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
C. notoxantha - CR, PA
C. obscura - CR, PA
C. semiopaca - CR, PA
C. skinneri - CR
Miocora peraltica - CR, PA

Calopterygidae
Hetaerina americana - ME, GU, HO, NI
H. caja - NI, CR, PA
H. capitalis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
H. cruentata - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
H. fuscoguttata - CR, PA
H. infecta - ME, GU?
H. majuscula - CR
H. miniata - GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
H. occisa - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
H. pilula - ME, GU, BE
H. rudis - ME, GU
H. sempronia - ME, BE, NI, CR, PA
H. titia - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR
H. vulnerata - ME, GU, HO

Amphipterygidae
Amphipteryx agrioides - ME
A. chiapensis - ME
A. meridionalis - HO
A. nataliae - GU

Lestidae
Archilestes californicus - ME
A. grandis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. latialatus - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR
A. neblina - CR
A. regalis - ME
Lestes alacer - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR
L. forficula - ME, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
L. henshawi - CR
L. secula - PA
L. sigma - ME, ES, HO, NI, CR
L. simplex - ME
L. tenuatus - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
L. tikalus - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA

Perilestidae
Perissolestes magdalenae - ME, GU, BE, PA
P. remotus - NI, CR, PA

Megapodagrionidae
Heteragrion albifrons - ME, HO, NI, CR
H. alienum - ME, GU, BE, HO
H. atrolineatum - CR, PA
H. azulum - ME
H. eboratum - GU, ES, HO, NI
H. erythrogastrum - HO, NI, CR, PA
H. majus - CR, PA
H. mitratum - CR, PA
H. rubrifulvum - PA
H. tricellulare - ME, GU
H. valgum - PA
Heteropodagrion superbum - PA
Paraphlebia duodecima - GU
P. hyalina - ME
P. quinta - ME, GU
P. zoe - ME
P. sP. nov. - NI
Philogenia augusti - PA
P. carrillica - NI, CR
P. championi - CR, PA
P. expansa - CR
P. lankesteri - CR
P. leonora - PA
P. peacocki - CR
P. strigilis - HO
P. terraba - CR
P. zeteki - PA
Thaumatoneura inopinata - CR, PA

Platystictidae

Palaemnema angelina - ME?, GU, BE, HO, NI
P. baltodanoi - CR
P. bilobulata - PA
P. chiriquita - CR
P. collaris - CR, PA
P. cyclohamulata - PA
P. dentata - CR, PA
P. desiderata - ME, BE
P. distadens - NI, CR
P. dominav - ME, GU, HO, NI
P. gigantula - NI, CR
P. joanetta - PA
P. melanota - CR
P. melanura - PA
P. mutans - PA
P. nathalia - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. paulicaxa - ME
P. paulicoba - ME
P. paulina - ME?, GU?, BE, HO, NI
P. paulirica - NI, CR
P. paulitaba - ME
P. paulitoyaca - ME, BE
P. reventazoni - CR
P. spinulata - PA

Protoneuridae
Epipleoneura letitia - PA
Neoneura aaroni - GU?
N. amelia - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
N. esthera - NI, CR, PA
N. paya - ME, GU, BE
Protoneura amatoria - GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. aurantiaca - ME, GU, BE, NI, CR, PA
P. cara - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI
P. corculum - ME, GU, BE
P. cupida - ME, GU, BE
P. peramans - GU, BE, NI
P. rojiza - ME
P. sulfurata - NI, CR
Psaironeura remissa - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. selvatica - CR

Coenagrionidae
Acanthagrion inexpectum - ME, BE, HO, CR, PA
A. kennedii - PA
A. quadratum - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI
A. speculum - NI, CR
A. trilobatum - HO, NI, CR, PA
Amphiagrion abbreviatum - ME
Anisagrion allopterum - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR
A. kennedyi - CR, PA
A. truncatipenne - ME, GU
Apanisagrion lais - ME, GU, HO
Argia adamsi - HO, NI, CR, PA
A. agrioides - ME
A. alberta - ME
A. anceps - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR
A. apicalis - ME
A. barretti - ME
A. calida - ME, GU, BE
A. carlcooki - ME
A. chelata - ME, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. cupraurea - HO, CR, PA
A. cuprea - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
A. deami - ME
A. eliptica - BE, ES, HO, CR
A. extranea - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. fissa - NI?, CR, PA
A. frequentula - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. fumipennis - ME
A. funcki - ME, GU
A. funebris - ME, ES
A. garrisoni - ME
A. gaumeri - ME, GU, BE, HO
A. harknessi - ME
A. herberti - ME, GU
A. hinei - ME
A. immunda - ME, BE
A. indicatrix - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. insipida - NI, CR
A. johannella - HO, NI, CR, PA
A. lacrimans - ME, BE
A. leonorae - ME
A. lugens - ME
A. medullaris - ME, GU, NI, CR
A. moesta - ME
A. munda - ME
A. nahuana - ME
A. oculata - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. oenea - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. pallens - - ME, GU
A. percellulata - ME
A. pima - ME
A. pipila - ME, GU, BE, HO
A. plana - ME, GU
A. pocomana - GU, ES, HO, CR
A. popoluca - ME, HO, CR, PA
A. pulla - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. rhoadsi - ME
A. rogersi - CR, PA
A. sabino - ME
A. sedula - ME
A. talamanca - CR, PA
A. tarascana - ME
A. terira - CR, PA
A. tezpi - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR
A. tonto - ME
A. translata - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. ulmeca - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. underwoodi - CR
A. variabilis - ME, GU
A. vivida - ME
A. westfalli - ME
Enacantha caribbea - ME, GU, BE
Enallagma basidens - ME
E. boreale - ME
E. carunculatum - ME
E. civile - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR
E. cyathigerum - ME
E. durum - ME
E. eiseni - ME
E. exsulans - ME
E. novaehispaniae - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. praevarum - ME, GU, BE
E. rua - ME, GU, HO
E. semicirculare - ME
Hesperagrion heterodoxum - ME
Ischnura barberi - ME
I. capreolus - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
I. cervula - ME
I. damula - ME
I. demorsa - ME
I. denticollis - ME, GU
I. hastata - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
I. posita - ME, GU, BE
I. ramburii - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Leptobasis candelaria - ME
L. guanacaste - ME, CR
L. lucifer - ME, GU, BE, CR 
L. melinogaster - ME
L. vacillans - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Mecistogaster linearis - NI, CR, PA
M. modesta - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. ornata - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Megaloprepus caerulatus - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Metaleptobasis bovilla - GU, HO, NI, CR
M. foreli - CR, PA
Nehalennia minuta - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
Neoerythromma cultellatum - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
N. gladiolatum - ME
Pseudostigma aberrans - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, CR, PA
P. accedens - ME, GU, BE, HO, PA
Telebasis aurea - CR
T. boomsmae - ME, BE, CR
T. collopistes - ME, GU, BE, HO
T. corallina - CR
T. digiticollis
- ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. filiola
- ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. garleppi
- CR
T. griffinii
- PA
T. incolumis - ME
T. isthmica - ME, NI, CR, PA
T. levis - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. salva -
ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA

 

 

 

Aeshnidae
Aeshna walkeri - ME
A. williamsoniana - ME, BE, PA
Anax amazili - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
A. concolor - ME, BE, CR, PA
A. junius - ME, GU, BE, CR?
A. walsinghami - ME, GU, HO
Coryphaeschna adnexa - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
C. amazonica - CR, PA
C. apeora - ME, BE, NI, CR
C. diapyra - ME, BE, CR, PA
C. viriditas - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Epiaeschna heros - ME, PA
Gynacantha auricularis - BE, NI, CR
G. caudata - CR
G. gracilis - GU, CR, PA
G. helenga - ME, GU, BE, HO
G. jessei - PA
G. laticeps - ME, CR
G. membranalis - NI, CR, PA
G. mexicana - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
G. nervosa - ME, GU, BE, ES , HO, NI, CR, PA
G. tibiata - GU?, CR, PA
Neuraeschna maya - HO, CR
Oplonaeschna armata - ME, GU, ES
O. magna - ME
Remartinia luteipennis - ME, HO, NI, CR, PA
R. secreta - ME, GU, HO
Rhionaeschna cornigera - GU, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
R. dugesi - ME
R. jalapensis - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
R. manni - ME
R. multicolor - ME
R. psilus - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
R. vazquezae - ME
Staurophlebia reticulata - GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Triacanthagyna caribbea - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. dentata - ME, PA
T. ditzleri - ME, GU, BE, CR, PA
T. obscuripennis - PA
T. satyrus - BE, CR, PA
T. septima - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. trifida - ME

 

Gomphidae
Agriogomphus tumens - ME, GU, BE, CR, PA
Aphylla angustifolia - ME, GU, BE
A. protracta - ME, GU, BE, NI, CR
A. tenuis - NI, CR, PA
A. williamsoni - ME
Archaeogomphus furcatus - ME, NI, CR
Desmogomphus paucinervis - NI, CR, PA
Epigomphus armatus - CR
E. camelus - CR
E. clavatus - GU
E. compactus - PA
E. corniculatus - CR
E. crepidus - ME
E. donnellyi - ME
E. echeverryi - CR
E. flinti - ME
E. houghtoni - CR
E. jannyae - PA
E. maya - BE
E. paulsoni - ME
E. quadracies - GU, CR, PA
E. subobtusus - ME, GU, ES, HO, CR
E. subquadrices - PA
E. subsimilis - CR
E. sulcatistyla - ME
E. tumefactus - CR
E. verticicornis - CR
E. westfalli - NI
Erpetogomphus agkistrodon - ME
E. boa - ME
E. bothrops - ME, GU, ES, NI, CR
E. compositus - ME
E. constrictor - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI
E. cophias - ME
E. crotalinus - ME
E. designatus - ME
E. elaphe - GU, HO, CR
E. elaps - ME, GU
E. erici - ME
E. eutainia - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, CR
E. heterodon - ME
E. lampropeltis - ME
E. leptophis - BE
E. liopeltis - ME
E. ophibolus - ME, GU, BE
E. sabaleticus - PA
E. schausi - GU, CR
E. sipedon - ME
E. tristani - CR, PA
E. viperinus - ME
Gomphus gonzalezi - ME
G. militaris - ME
Octogomphus specularis - ME
Perigomphus pallidistylus - CR, PA
Phyllocycla breviphylla - ME, GU, BE, NI
P. elongata - ME
P. speculatrix - GU, BE
P. volsella - ME, GU, BE, CR, PA
Phyllogomphoides albrighti - ME
P. apiculatus - ME
P. appendiculatus - CR, PA
P. bifasciatus - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR
P. burgosi - CR
P. danieli - ME
P. duodentatus - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI
P. indicatrix - ME
P. insignatus - PA
P. litoralis - PA
P. luisi - ME
P. nayaritensis - ME
P. pacificus - ME
P. pugnifer - ME, GU, BE, CR
P. stigmatus - ME
P. suasillus - GU
P. suasus - ME, GU, BE, NI, CR
Progomphus amarillus - ME
P. anomalus - ME, CR, PA
P. belyshevi - ME
P. borealis - ME
P. clendoni - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. longistigma - ME, CR
P. mexicanus - ME, BE, CR
P. pygmaeus - ME, GU, CR
P. risi - ME, GU
P. williamsi - ME
P. zonatus - ME, GU, BE
Stylurus falcatus - ME
S. plagiatus - ME

 

Cordulegastridae
Cordulegaster diadema - ME
C. godmani - ME, GU, CR

 

Macromiidae
Macromia annulata - ME
M. magnifica - ME

 

Corduliidae
Neocordulia batesi - ME, NI, CR, PA
N. campana - CR, PA
N. griphus - GU, CR

 

Libellulidae
Anatya guttata - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Brachymesia furcata - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, CR, PA
B. herbida - ME, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Brechmorhoga latialata - ME
B. mendax - ME
B. nubecula - ME, BE, CR, PA
B. pertinax - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
B. praecox - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
B. rapax - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
B. tepeaca - ME, BE
B. vivax - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Cannaphila insularis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
C. mortoni - CR, PA
C. vibex - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Dythemis maya - ME, GU, ES
D. nigra - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
D. nigrescens - ME
D. sterilis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
D. velox - ME, CU
Elasmothemis cannacrioides - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
Elga leptostyla - PA
Erythemis attala - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. carmelita - PA
E. collocata - ME
E. credula - BE, HO, PA
E. haematogastra - ME, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. mithroides - ME, GU, NI, CR, PA
E. peruviana - ME, GU , HO, NI, CR, PA
E. plebeja - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. simplicicollis - ME, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR
E. vesiculosa - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
Erythrodiplax andagoya - ME, CR
E. berenice - ME, GU, BE, PA
E. castanea - GU, BE, CR
E. connata - ME, CR, PA
E. famula - CR
E. fervida - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. funerea - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. fusca - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. kimminsi - CR, PA
E. lativittata - PA
E. umbrata - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
E. unimaculata - PA
Idiataphe amazonica - BE, HO, PA
I. cubensis - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR
Libellula comanche - ME
L. composita - ME
L. croceipennis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR
L. foliata - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
L. gaigei - ME, GU, BE
L. herculea - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
L. luctuosa - ME
L. mariae - CR
L. needhami - ME
L. nodisticta - ME
L. saturata - ME
Macrodiplax balteata - ME, BE
Macrothemis aurimaculata - GU, CR
M. delia - ME, GU, CR
M. extensa - ME, CR
M. fallax - BE, PA
M. hemichlora - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, CR, PA
M. imitans - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
M. inacuta - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. inequiunguis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, CR, PA
M. musiva - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
M. nobilis - PA
M. pseudimitans - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. ultima - ME
Miathyria marcella - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. simplex - ME, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
Micrathyria aequalis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. atra - ME?, GU, BE, HO, CR, PA
M. caerulistyla - PA
M. catenata - CR
M. debilis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO
M. dictynna - ME, GU, BE, CR, PA
M. didyma - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. dissocians - ME, GU, BE
M. hagenii - ME, BE HO, NI, CR, PA
M. laevigata - GU, NI, CR, PA
M. mengeri - GU, BE, NI, CR, PA
M. ocellata - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. pseudeximia - GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
M. schumanni - ME, GU, ES, CR, PA
M. tibialis - PA
Nephepeltia chalconota - GU, BE, HO
N. leonardina - PA
N. phryne - GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Oligoclada heliophila - CR, PA
O. umbricola - GU, NI, CR

Orthemis aciculata - PA
O. aequilibris - CR, PA
O. biolleyi - GU, BE, CR, PA
O. cultriformis - CR, PA
O. discolor - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
O. ferruginea - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR
O. garrisoni - PA
O. levis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
O. schmidti - GU, CR
Pachydiplax longipennis - ME, BE
Paltothemis cyanosoma - ME
P. lineatipes - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR
P. nicolae - ES
Pantala flavescens - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. hymenaea - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Perithemis domitia - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. electra - GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. intensa - ME
P. mooma - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
P. tenera - ME
Planiplax phoenicura - PA
P. sanguiniventris - ME, GU, BE, ES
Plathemis lydia - ME
P. subornata - ME
Pseudoleon superbus - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR
Rhodopygia hinei - GU, BE, NI, CR, PA
Sympetrum corruptum - ME, BE, HO
S. illotum - ME, GU, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
S. nigrocreatum - CR
S. signiferum - ME
Tauriphila argo - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. australis - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. azteca - ME, GU, CR
Tholymis citrina - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Tramea abdominalis - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. binotata - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. calverti - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
T. insularis - ME
T. lacerata - ME
T. onusta - ME, GU, BE, HO, NI, CR, PA
Uracis fastigiata - ME, GU, HO, NI, CR, PA
U. imbuta - ME, GU, BE, ES, HO, NI, CR, PA
U. turrialba - BE, CR
Zenithoptera fasciata - CR