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June 25, 2020 — Chippewa County

Island between Old Abe Lake and the Chippewa River. Accessed by crossing old bridge, first right turn north of CTH Y on Hwy 178. [10:20-12:45, sunny, 74 F, brisk S breeze]

Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Netted and released
One male. Clubtail presence much diminished after peaking in early June.
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Swift River Cruiser (Illinois River Cruiser ssp.) (Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis)
Observed
A few, all in flight, none perching
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
A few
Photo of Common Whitetail
 
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
One
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
A few
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
 
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
Two or three
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx maculata)
Photographed
Several
Photo of Ebony Jewelwing
 
Hagen's Bluet (Enallagma hageni)
Netted and released
Netted several males. Confirmed ID with 10X magnification of cerci.
Photo of Hagen's Bluet
 
Photo of Hagen's Bluet
 
Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta)
Photographed
Abundant. Netted one to confirm ID by 10X magnification - stigma bisected by crossvein.
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Photo of Powdered Dancer
 
Stream Bluet (Enallagma exsulans)
Netted and released
One
Photo of Stream Bluet
 
Photo of Stream Bluet
 
Photo of Stream Bluet