Dragonflies and Damselflies
Amphiagrion saucium (Eastern Red Damselfly)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#525 Red Damselfly (Jul 20, 1999) 2
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Argia violacea (Violet Dancer)
Shadow (Boot) Lake, Florence, WI
#886 Damselflies Mating Sequence (Jul 10, 2001) 3
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Calopteryx maculata (Ebony Jewel-wing Damselfly)
Bluff Spring Fen, Elgin, IL
#1177 Ebony Jewel-wing Damselfly Perched on Leaf Blade (Jun 10, 2007) 3
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Pickerel Lake, Brule River, Florence, WI
#917 Ebony Jewel-wing Damselfly On Grass Blade (Jun 18, 2005) 3
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Celithemis elisa (Calico Pennant)
Bluff Spring Fen, Elgin, IL
#1160 Female Calico Pennant Perched (Jun 10, 2007) 3
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#519 Calico Pennant Male Perched (Jul 20, 1998) 2
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#520 Calico Pennant Female (Jul 20, 1999) 3
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#2465 Calico Pennant Immature Male (Jul 10, 2003) 2
Kettle Moraine Low Prairie SNA, Eagle, WI
#4582 Calico Pennant Dragonfly Close-up (Jul 24, 2008) 4
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Celithemis eponina (Halloween Pennant)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#527 Halloween Pennant Female (Jul 04, 2011) 3
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#524 Halloween Pennant Male (Jul 05, 2006) 3
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Genesee Oak Opening, North Prairie, WI
#874 Halloween Pennant on a Stick (Aug 09, 2016) 3
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Cordulegaster diastatops (Delta-spotted Spiketail)
Pickerel Lake, Brule River, Florence, WI
#915 Delta-spotted Spiketail (Jun 15, 2000) 2
Enallagma civile (Familiar Bluet)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#58 Familiar Bluet Female (Jun 30, 2006) 3
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#51 Familiar Bluet Male (Aug 26, 2006) 3
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Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#690 Familiar Bluet Damselfly Male on Little Bluestem Grass (Sep 24, 2008) 4
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Enallagma ebrium (Marsh Bluet)
Shelp Lake and Giant Pine Grove SNA, Pine Lake (Forest), WI
#989 Marsh Bluet Damselfly (Jul 12, 2001) 2
Epitheca cynosura (Common Baskettail)
Bluff Spring Fen, Elgin, IL
#1161 Common Baskettail (Jun 10, 2007) 3
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Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#37 Common Baskettail Dragonfly Top View (Jun 12, 2007) 3
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Erythemis simpliciollis (Eastern Pondhawk)
Goose Lake Prairie, Morris, IL
#521 Eastern Pondhawk Female (Aug 31, 2016) 3
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Lost Mound Unit of Upper Mississippi River NWR, Savanna, IL
#623 Eastern Pondhawk Young Male on Prickly Pear Pad (Jun 26, 2017) 3
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Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#2083 Female Eastern Pondhawk Eating a Coral Hairstreak (Jul 07, 2002) 2
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Hetaerina americana (American Rubyspot Damselfly)
Ash Meadows NWR, Pahrump, NV
#2976 Ruby-spot Damselfly (Mar 26, 2004) 2
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Ischnura verticalis (Eastern Forktail Damselfly)
David Schwaegler's Home, Lake in the Hills, IL
#1214 Eastern Forktail Damselfly (Jul 15, 2001) 2
Leucorrhinia intacta (Dot-Tailed Whiteface)
Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#2082 Dot-Tailed White Face Dragonflies Mating (Jul 07, 2002) 2
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Libellula julia (Chalk-fronted Corporal)
Nicolet National Forest Bell Lake, Florence, WI
#5463 Chalk-fronted Corporal Close-up (Jul 19, 2017) 3
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Grandma Lake Wetlands SNA, Long Lake (Florence), WI
#965 Chalk-fronted Corporal Eating a Deer Fly (Jun 16, 2005) 2
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Libellula luctuosa (Widow Skimmer)
Nachusa Grasslands, Nachusa, IL
#1162 Immature Male Widow Skimmer (Jul 11, 2016) 3
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Lyons Woods Forest Preserve, Waukegan, IL
#516 Widow Skimmer Male Basking (Aug 06, 2015) 3
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Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#517 Widow Skimmer Female (Jun 29, 2011) 3
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Libellula pulchella (Twelve-spotted Skimmer)
Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#512 Twelve Spotted Dragonfly Hanging on Dried Grass (Jun 30, 2007) 4
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#523 Twelve-spotted Skimmer Female (Jun 29, 2011) 3
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#522 Twelve-spotted Skimmer Male Dragonfly (Jul 04, 2006) 4
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Pachydiplax longipennis (Blue Dasher)
Lost Mound Unit of Upper Mississippi River NWR, Savanna, IL
#5449 Blue Dasher Front View (Jun 26, 2017) 3
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Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#537 Blue Dasher Perched (Jun 30, 2007) 3
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Pantala flavescens (Wandering Glidder)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#5831 Wandering Glidder Dragonfly (Aug 22, 2011) 3
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Perithemis tenera (Eastern Amberwing)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#539 Eastern Amberwing on Horsetail (Jul 04, 2011) 3
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Sympetrum corruptum (Variegated Meadowhawk)
Anza-Borrego Desert, Borrego Springs, CA
#2168 Variegated Meadowhawk on Burned Stick (Jan 19, 2003) 2
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Sympetrum internum (Cherry-faced Meadowhawk)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#297 Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Perched on Grass (Aug 11, 2007) 3
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Sympetrum obtrusum (White-faced Meadowhawk)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#515 White-faced Meadowhawk Female (Jul 20, 1999) 2
Wolf Road Prairie, Westchester, IL
#3192 Male White-faced Dragonfly (Aug 22, 2004) 2
#3191 White-faced Dragonflies Mating (Aug 22, 2004) 2
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Illinois Beach State Park, Zion, IL
#514 White-faced Meadowhawk Male on Cylindric Blazingstar (Aug 21, 2015) 3
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Tramea lacerata (Black Saddlebags)
Braidwood Dunes, Braidwood, IL
#1255 Black Saddlebags Dragonfly Front View (Aug 25, 2001) 2
#1256 Black Saddlebags Dragonfly Back View (Aug 25, 2001) 2
Tramea onusta (Red Saddlebags)
Lake in the Hills Fen, Lake in the Hills, IL
#518 Red Saddlebags (Jul 20, 1999) 2