Dragonflies in Utah

Around 60 species of dragonflies call Utah their home. Any kind of freshwater habitat in the state in the form of rivers, streams, lakes, canals, or farm ponds can attract the colorful acrobatic fliers. The different types of dragonflies found in this state include darners, skimmers, meadowhawks, and saddlebags.

Types of Dragonflies in Utah

  • Black Saddlebags
  • Blue-eyed Darner
  • Common Green Darner
  • Eight-spotted Skimmer
  • Flame Skimmer
  • Lance-tailed Darner
  • Red-veined Meadowhawk
  • Ruby Meadowhawk
  • Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
  • Twelve-spotted Skimmer
  • Variegated Meadowhawk
  • Western Meadowhawk
  • Western Pondhawk
  • White-banded Ringtail
  • Widow Skimmer