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June 24, 2011 — Grant County

Wyalusing State Park. Vegetation along edge of overlook parking lot and area around and at boat landing.

Cyrano Darner (Nasiaeschna pentacantha)
Photographed
1 female ovipositing on rotting wood near landing
Photo of Cyrano Darner
 
Photo of Cyrano Darner
 
Jade Clubtail (Arigomphus submedianus)
Photographed
1 female at landing
Photo of Jade Clubtail
 
Photo of Jade Clubtail
 
Photo of Jade Clubtail
 
Midland Clubtail (Gomphurus fraternus)
Photographed
1-2 at landing
Photo of Midland Clubtail
 
Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)
Netted and released
several males on patrol
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps)
Observed
Several patrolling near landing
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Observed
many juveniles in vegetation near overlook
Photo of Blue Dasher
 
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
males and females seen at various locations in the park
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
juvenile males and females and 1 adult male in vegetation along railroad tracks
Photo of Eastern Pondhawk
 
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Photographed
a few males and females
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
 
Photo of Twelve-spotted Skimmer
 
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Photographed
a couple
Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)
Photographed
many tenerals and very fresh juveniles in vegation away from water
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Photo of Widow Skimmer
 
Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)
Photographed
many males and females
Photo of Blue-fronted Dancer
 
Photo of Blue-fronted Dancer
 
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
many males and females
Orange Bluet (Enallagma signatum)
Photographed
several males and pairs near the landing
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Observed
a few males at landing
Tule Bluet (Enallagma carunculatum)
Netted and released
a few in vegetation and at landing
Slender Spreadwing (Lestes rectangularis)
Netted and released
a few juveniles in vegetation at overlook
Photo of Slender Spreadwing