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July 4, 2017 — Ashland County

Dike area near Lake Three Campground north of County GG west of Mellen

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a couple males
Cyrano Darner (Nasiaeschna pentacantha)
Observed
a few patrolling males
Dusky Clubtail (Phanogomphus spicatus)
Photographed
Dozens at dam
Photo of Dusky Clubtail
 
Photo of Dusky Clubtail
 
Horned Clubtail (Arigomphus cornutus)
Observed
1 male at dam
Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Observed
1 male at dam
Twin-spotted Spiketail (Cordulegaster maculata)
Photographed
1 at dam
Photo of Twin-spotted Spiketail
 
Stream Cruiser (Didymops transversa)
Observed
1 flying over lake
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
1 flying over lake
American Emerald (Cordulia shurtleffii)
Observed
a few
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Observed
a few
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Observed
several
Belted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
Netted and released
1 immature male
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
Observed
1 flying over lake
Crimson-ringed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia glacialis)
Photographed
1 male
Photo of Crimson-ringed Whiteface
 
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Observed
25+
Frosted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia frigida)
Observed
50+
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
15+
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
a few at dam
Aurora Damsel (Chromagrion conditum)
Photographed
1 at landing
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
50+
Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
Netted and released
150+
Photo of Hagen's Bluet
 
Photo of Hagen's Bluet
 
Vesper Bluet (Enallagma vesperum)
Netted and released
a few tenerals
Elegant Spreadwing (Lestes inaequalis)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Elegant Spreadwing
 
Swamp Spreadwing (Lestes vigilax)
Netted and released
1 female