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June 26, 2010 — Jackson County

Perry Creek Recreation Area. Landing on Black River.

Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus)
Photographed
1 female
Common Sanddragon (Progomphus obscurus)
Netted and released
1 pair in tandem
Photo of Common Sanddragon
 
Photo of Common Sanddragon
 
Photo of Common Sanddragon
 
Dragonhunter (Hagenius brevistylus)
Photographed
1 male
Photo of Dragonhunter
 
Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Netted and released
2 males
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Mustached Clubtail (Hylogomphus adelphus)
Photographed
1 male
Photo of Mustached Clubtail
 
Rapids Clubtail (Phanogomphus quadricolor)
Netted and released
several males over river
Photo of Rapids Clubtail
 
Rusty Snaketail (Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis)
Netted and released
many males flying over river and perching on vegetation. 1 female on vegetation
Photo of Rusty Snaketail
 
Photo of Rusty Snaketail
 
Photo of Rusty Snaketail
 
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Netted and released
many males and females including ovipositing females
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
 
Photo of Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.)
 
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
1 male
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Observed
several
River Jewelwing (Calopteryx aequabilis)
Observed
several
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
Observed
several
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
several
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Netted and released
several
Elegant Spreadwing (Lestes inaequalis)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Elegant Spreadwing