Dragonflies (Anisoptera)
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Darners - Family Aeshnidae
Anax junius (Common Green Darner) emerging, female
Aeshna umbrosa (Shadow Darner) male
Basiaeschna janata (Springtime Darner) female
Gomphaeschna furcillata (Harlequin Darner) female
Epiaeschna heros (Swamp Darner) male and larva
Clubtails - Family Gomphidae
Arigomphus furcifer (Lilypad Clubtail) male
Arigomphus villosipes (Unicorn Clubtail) male
Gomphus apomyius (Banner Clubtail) male, female
Gomphus descriptus (Harpoon Clubtail) male
Gomphus exilis (Lancet Clubtail) male, female
Progomphus obscurus (Common Sanddragon) male
Stylogomphus albistylus (Least Clubtail) male
Stylurus plagiatus (Russet-tipped Clubtail) male
Spiketails - Family Cordulegastridae
Cordulegaster diastatops (Delta-spotted Spiketail) male
Cordulegaster maculatus (Twin-spotted Spiketail) female
Cruisers - Family Macromiidae
Macromia alleghaniensis (Alleghany River Cruiser) male
Didymops transversa (Stream Cruiser) male
Emeralds - Family Corduliidae
Dorocordulia lepida (Petite Emerald) male, female
Epitheca costalis (Stripe-winged Baskettail) male, female
Epitheca cynosura (Common Baskettail) male
Epitheca semiaquea (Mantled Baskettail) male, female
Epitheca spinosa (Robust Baskettail) male, female
Helocordulia uhleri (Uhler's Sundragon) male
Somatachlora filosa (Fine-lined Emerald) male, female
Somatachlora provocans (Treetop Emerald)male, female
Somatachlora tenebrosa (Clamp-tipped Emerald) female
Skimmers - Family Libellulidae
Celithemis elisa (Calico Pennant) male, female
Celithemis eponina (Halloween Pennant) male
Celithemis fasciata (Banded Pennant) male
Celithemis martha (Martha's Pennant) male, female
Celithemis verna (Double-ringed Pennant) male
Erythemis simplicicollis (Eastern Pondhawk) male, female
Erythrodiplax berenice (Seaside Dragonlet) female
Ladona deplanata (Blue Corporal Skimmer) male, female
Ladona exusta (White Corporal Skimmer) male, female
Ladona julia (Chalk-fronted Skimmer) male
Leucorrhinia hudsonica (Hudsonian Whiteface) male, female
Leucorrhinia intacta (Dot-tailed Whiteface) male, female
Libellula auripennis (Golden-winged Skimmer) male & ID notes
Libellula axilena (Bar-winged Skimmer) male
Libellula cyanea (Eastern Spangled Skimmer) male, female
Libellula flavida (Yellow-sided Skimmer) male, female
Libellula incesta (Slaty Skimmer) male
Libellula luctuosa (Widow Skimmer) male
Libellula needhami (Needham's Skimmer) male, female
Libellula pulchella (Twelve-spotted Skimmer) male
Libellula semifasciata (Painted Skimmer) male
Libellula vibrans (Great Blue Skimmer) male
Pachydiplax longipennis (Blue Dasher) male, female
Pantala flavescens (Wandering Glider) female
Pantala hymenea (Spot-winged Glider) female
Perithemis tenera (Eastern Amberwing) male
Plathemis lydia (Common Whitetail) male, female
Nannothemis bella (Elfin Skimmer) male, female
Sympetrum ambiguum (Blue-faced Meadowhawk) male, female
Sympetrum internum (Cherry-faced Meadowhawk) female
Sympetrum vicinum (Yellow-legged Meadowhawk) male, female
Tramea carolina (Carolina Saddlebags) male, female
Tramea lacerata (Black Saddlebags) female
Tramea onusta (Red-mantled Saddlebags) female