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June 17, 2011 — Washburn County

Pond just north of the Northern Wisconsin Veteran's Cemetery on the east side of Hwy 53 about 1 mile south of Spooner and the intersection with Hwy 70.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
a few males on patrol and 2 pairs ovipositing
Dusky Clubtail (Phanogomphus spicatus)
Photographed
1 female
Photo of Dusky Clubtail
 
Lilypad Clubtail (Arigomphus furcifer)
Photographed
several males and females
Photo of Lilypad Clubtail
 
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
Several flying along roadways near the pond
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
1 flying over pond
Racket-tailed Emerald (Dorocordulia libera)
Netted and released
4-5 males along edge of pond
Belted Whiteface (Leucorrhinia proxima)
Netted and released
10-15 seen over pond
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)
Observed
1 seen flying away from pond
Chalk-fronted Corporal (Ladona julia)
Observed
40-50 males and females seen
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
50-100 males, females, and juveniles seen.
Four-spotted Skimmer (Libellula quadrimaculata)
Photographed
20-30 seen along edge of pond
Photo of Four-spotted Skimmer
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
3-4 males
Marsh Bluet (Enallagma ebrium)
Netted and released
1 male caught. Many blue bluets seen
Northern Bluet (Enallagma annexum)
Netted and released
2-3 males caught.
Photo of Northern Bluet
 
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Netted and released
20-30 males and females and ovipositing pairs seen
Northern Spreadwing (Lestes disjunctus)
Netted and released
1 male