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July 3, 2016 — Brown County

Dike walkway in Sensiba State Wildlife Area accessed from Sunset Beach Road.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
At least 10, some in tandem.
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Netted and released
2
Photo of Racket-tailed Emerald
 
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Netted and released
A few. Yellow dot on tail with 4 distinct corners. Examined male hamules in hand with a 10x loupe.
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
Multiple males patrolling. Saw one female ovipositing whith a male nearby.
Photo of Eastern Pondhawk
 
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
A few.
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
Around 10.
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
Examined male hamules in hand with 10x loupe. Netted one. Occasionally the dragonfly extended the hamules away from its abdomen and I was able to see the blunt squared-off end of the dorsal lobe. In the photograph the hamules are not extended and the dorsal lobe is somewhat obscured.
Photo of White-faced Meadowhawk
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Netted and released
Many.
Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
Netted and released
Many. Netted at least 10 and examined male abdominal appendages in hand.
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Netted and released
A few. Examined male abdominal appendages in hand.
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Netted and released
Netted a pair in tandem and examined in hand.
Taiga Bluet (Coenagrion resolutum)
Netted and released
A few. Examined male abdominal appendages in hand. S6-7 black.
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Collected
Photo of Tule Bluet
 
Photo of Tule Bluet