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July 31, 2016 — Iowa County

Otter Creek below Blackhawk Lake at Plank Road.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a couple over creek above road
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Netted and released
a few patrolling males over creek and dam
Photo of Prince Baskettail
 
Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum)
Netted and released
1 female on dam above lake shore
Photo of Band-winged Meadowhawk
 
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
a few
Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera)
Photographed
several along shore of lake
Photo of Eastern Amberwing
 
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Photographed
a few along shore of lake
Photo of Eastern Pondhawk
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a couple along creek
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
a few along creek
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)
Photographed
a few on creek below road
Photo of American Rubyspot
 
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Photographed
a few on creek below road
Photo of Ebony Jewelwing
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Photographed
several
Photo of Eastern Forktail
 
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Photographed
1 mature male, 1 immature female, several teneral females
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Photographed
several
Photo of Skimming Bluet
 
Springwater Dancer (Argia plana)
Photographed
1-2 males along creek at road
Photo of Springwater Dancer
 
Photo of Springwater Dancer
 
Photo of Springwater Dancer
 
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Observed
1 male
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Photographed
1 male
Photo of Tule Bluet