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July 14, 2013 — Monroe County

Espe Pond Fishing area. East side of Hwy 27 between Leon and Melvina.

Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
4 males patrolling over pond
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
5 males
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
8 males
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Observed
8 males and females
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
4 males
Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)
Photographed
2 males
Photo of Halloween Pennant
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
8 males
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
a few immatures
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
10 males
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
15 males and females
Rainbow Bluet (Enallagma antennatum)
Netted and released
2 males
Photo of Rainbow Bluet
 
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Netted and released
2 males including a teneral
Photo of Sedge Sprite
 
Slender Bluet (Enallagma traviatum westfalli)
Netted and released
50+ males and females including pairs in tandem and ovipositing
Photo of Slender Bluet
 
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Netted and released
2-3 males
Photo of Slender Spreadwing