Cannaphila is a small Neotropical genus of dragonflies in the Libellulidae family. They are commonly called narrow-winged skimmers. One species, C. insularis, occurs in North America. There are three species.
Species include:Cannaphila insularis Kirby, 1889 – gray-waisted skimmer, Texas south to Panama Cannaphila mortoni Donnelly, 1992 – Panama, Costa Rica Cannaphila vibex (Hagen, 1861) – widespread from Mexico to Argentina.