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August 6, 2016 — Brown County

Point Sable Nature Preserve. Northeast side of lagoon.

Lance-tipped Darner (Aeshna constricta)
Netted and released
2.
Photo of Lance-tipped Darner
 
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
Dozens
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Netted and released
2. Examined hamules with 10x loupe.
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
Many.
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Netted and released
About a dozen. Examined male claspers with 10x loupe. Pale vein at wing tip also visible.
Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes congener)
Netted and released
One female seen. Abdomen appeared slightly stockier or shorter than nearby Slender Spreadwings. Front of thorax dark brown or a bit black, more matte and less shiny than Slender Spreadwings. Antehumeral stripe brown and narrower than on Slender Spreadwings.
Photo of Spotted Spreadwing
 
Photo of Spotted Spreadwing