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May 18, 2012 — LaCrosse County

Storm water retention pond on east side of Timberwood Lane in Holmen.

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Collected
10-15 exuviae
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Photographed
dozens of males patrolling the edge of the pond. A few females and tenerals including ovipositing females.
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Photographed
1 juvenile
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
1 mature male
Azure Bluet (Enallagma aspersum)
Photographed
10-12 males and a few females
Photo of Azure Bluet
Photo of Azure Bluet
Boreal Bluet (Enallagma boreale)
Photographed
6-10 males and a couple juveniles
Photo of Boreal Bluet
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
dozens
Skimming Bluet (Enallagma geminatum)
Photographed
a few males
Photo of Skimming Bluet
Southern Spreadwing (Lestes australis)
Collected
5-6 pairs in tandem and ovipositing and several single males patrolling for females. Caught pairs to help ID - not Sweetflag as reported 5/16/12.