WDA members have access to the following resources through this site.


WDA’s biannual newsletter contains odonatologial research articles, society news and reports, conference information, book reviews and more!

International Journal of Odonatology

The society’s journal focuses on Odonata research around the world.

Conservation research grants

WDA offers small grants for research related to the conservation of Odonata around the world.

Student travel awards

Students can apply for travel awards for travel to each International Congress of Odonatology. ICOs also feature their own student awards. Check out our past award winners.

WDA membership directory

WDA members can access a listing of other WDA members. Find other odonatists near you! Note: members may opt out of the membership directory.

Odonatological Abstracts

Odonatological Abstracts are a thorough compendium of ode-related literature from the 1990s to 2016.

More member benefits and resources in the works…

  • Reduced ICO registration rates for WDA members (beginning ICO2023)
  • Job listing – a listing of ode-related jobs
  • Ode lit base – a database of Odonata-related literature with PDFs
  • Odonata Species File – a taxonomic database of the world’s dragon/damselfly species, with keys, photos, and a community edited wiki, all following the Species File Software model
  • And more!