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June 7, 2012 — Jackson County

East Fork Campground. Trail along the Black River upstream to rapids.

Springtime Darner (Basiaeschna janata)
Netted and released
a few
Green-faced Clubtail (Hylogomphus viridifrons)
Photographed
several at rapids
Mustached Clubtail (Hylogomphus adelphus)
Photographed
a few
Photo of Mustached Clubtail
 
Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
Photographed
2 or 3
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Netted and released
several when sun came out
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
 
Stream Cruiser (Didymops transversa)
Photographed
a couple along trail in woods
Photo of Stream Cruiser
 
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
several males along river banks
Forcipate Emerald (Somatochlora forcipata)
Collected
several flying in boggy area on both sides of road about 1/4 mile south of road to group campsite
Photo of Forcipate Emerald
 
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Observed
several along road at creek crossing before campground
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
a couple
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a couple
Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis)
Observed
several along trail
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
a few
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Photographed
many along trail
Photo of Powdered Dancer