New odonate exuviae in 2018 (by family)

2018 is the year I got serious about macro photography of odonate exuviae. I bought lots of new photography gear and spent hours learning to use it, and spent more time refining my workflow for creating focus-stacked composite images.

I am blessed to have several mentors who have patiently taught me a lot about identification of odonate exuviae, and many friends who have kindly collected and shared specimens with me. Sincere thanks to Sue and John GregoireRichard OrrMichael PowellBob PerkinsMike BoatwrightAndy Davidson, and Joe Johnston.

Dragonflies (Order Anisoptera)

Family Aeshnidae (Darners)

Boyeria vinosa exuvia (Fawn Darner)

Family Cordulegastridae (Spiketails)

Family Corduliidae (Emeralds)

Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)

Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)

Family Macromiidae (Cruisers)

Family Petaluridae (Petaltails)

Damselflies (Order Zygoptera)

Family Calopterygidae (Broad-winged Damselflies)

Related Resources: Odonate Exuviae.


Next post: New Life List additions in 2018 (odonates).

Copyright © 2018 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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5 Responses to “New odonate exuviae in 2018 (by family)”

  1. New discoveries in 2018 (non-odonates) | walter sanford's photoblog Says:

    […] photography and videography. « More test shots: Stylogomphus albistylus exuvia New odonate exuviae in 2018 (by family) […]

  2. Mike Powell Says:

    Wow. That is an impressive list, Walter, and reflects a huge amount of work. You should be proud of all you have accomplished this year.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Great stuff!

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