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July 16, 2017 — Sheboygan County

Butler Lake in Kettle Morraine State Forest.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
A few including a pair in tandem
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
a couple patrolling near landing
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Observed
1 ovipositing female
Black Saddlebags (Tramea lacerata)
Observed
1 male
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
10+ males
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
1-2 females
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
a few
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
5-10 males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
3-4 males near landing
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
Several in tall vegetation near parking lot
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Observed
a couple near landing
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
1 near landing
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
Photographed
1-2 males at landing
Sedge Sprite (Nehalennia irene)
Observed
Several
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Observed
several at landing
Photo of Skimming Bluet
 
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Observed
a couple at landing
Variable Dancer (Violet Dancer ssp.) (Argia fumipennis violacea)
Observed
many along road and at landing
Elegant Spreadwing (Lestes inaequalis)
Photographed
A few
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Photographed
1 male and 1 female
Photo of Slender Spreadwing
 
Swamp Spreadwing (Lestes vigilax)
Photographed
Several
Photo of Swamp Spreadwing