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July 7, 2016 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen

Blue-eyed Darner (Rhionaeschna multicolor)
Observed
2-3 males patrolling edge of pond
Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1-2 males patrolling and 1 pair ovipositing.
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
25+ tenerals
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
a few patrolling males
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Photographed
30+ males and a few females
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
a few
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
1 male
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
20+ males and a few ovipositing females
Red Saddlebags (Tramea onusta)
Observed
3-4 males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
several including a couple tenerals
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
several
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Photographed
1-2 males
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Netted and released
several including pairs in tandem
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Photographed
a few males
Photo of Amber-winged Spreadwing
 
Photo of Amber-winged Spreadwing
 
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Photographed
1 male and 2 tenerals (Lestes sp.) that I didn't try to ID.
Photo of Slender Spreadwing