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June 17, 2017 — Jackson County

Bog along McKenna Road south of Hwy 54.

Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
a couple of females flying over road
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Observed
many
Belted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
Netted and released
Several males at bog
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
Observed
1 female along road in uplands
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Observed
several males flying over ditch at edge of bog
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
a couple
Elfin Skimmer (Nannothemis bella)
Photographed
15-20 including males, females, pairs in wheel, and ovipositing females
Photo of Elfin Skimmer
 
Photo of Elfin Skimmer
 
Photo of Elfin Skimmer
 
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
a few
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Netted and released
several males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
a few males
Aurora Damsel (Chromagrion conditum)
Netted and released
a few
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Sphagnum Sprite (Nehalennia gracilis)
Photographed
10-15 including pairs in tandem
Photo of Sphagnum Sprite