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July 8, 2015 — Iron County

Caroline Lake Bog (south side) and adjacent areas

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
2 individuals
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
Photographed
4 individuals, most along adjacent Bull Gus Creek Rd., including one eating a White Admiral butterfly
Horned Clubtail (Arigomphus cornutus)
Photographed
1 female
American Emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)
Observed
Several
Brush-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora walshii)
Photographed
2 females in the bog proper
Photo of Brush-tipped Emerald
 
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Observed
A few
Delicate Emerald (Somatochlora franklini)
Photographed
Only confirmed one male but saw 2-3 other long and dark emeralds that were likely this species; in the bog proper
Photo of Delicate Emerald
 
Photo of Delicate Emerald
 
Photo of Delicate Emerald
 
Photo of Delicate Emerald
 
Forcipate Emerald (Somatochlora forcipata)
Photographed
1 male along road
Photo of Forcipate Emerald
 
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
a couple
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Observed
a couple
Spiny Baskettail (Epitheca spinigera)
Photographed
just one male
Williamson's Emerald (Somatochlora williamsoni)
Photographed
1 female along road
Photo of Williamson's Emerald
 
Belted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
Observed
A couple near bog pools, seen in comparison to Frosteds
Crimson-ringed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia glacialis)
Observed
lots in bog
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
5-10 indivs
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Observed
fair number
Hudsonian Whiteface (Leucorrhinia hudsonica)
Observed
1 worn female in bog
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
several
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
small numbers now flying, a few with identifiable white faces