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July 30, 2014 — LaCrosse County

Private retention pond on west side of Timberwood Ln, Holmen

Common Green Darner (Anax junius)
Observed
1 patrolling male and many exuviae
Autumn Meadowhawk (Sympetrum vicinum)
Observed
Several tenerals
Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)
Photographed
1 pair
Photo of Blue Dasher
Photo of Blue Dasher
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Observed
1 male
Dot-tailed Whiteface (Leucorrhinia intacta)
Observed
3-4 males
Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis)
Observed
a few males
Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella)
Observed
3-4 males
White-faced Meadowhawk (Sympetrum obtrusum)
Observed
2-3 mature males
Eastern Forktail (Ischnura verticalis)
Observed
Dozens
Amber-winged Spreadwing (Lestes eurinus)
Observed
1 male
Emerald Spreadwing (Lestes dryas)
Netted and released
1 male
Photo of Emerald Spreadwing
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing (Lestes unguiculatus)
Netted and released
8-10 males and a couple of teneral females
Photo of Lyre-tipped Spreadwing