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Bluet unknown at Antelope Island 16aug2017


Bluet- Alkali
Enallagma clausum
Male - Great Salt Lake Marina
Male - Goshen Canyon

Bluet- Arroyo
Enallagma  praevarum
Male

Bluet- Boreal
Enallagma  boreale
Male - Scipio Lake
Male - Chicken Creek
female - Midway Reservoir 16 July 2010


Bluet- Familiar
Enallagma civile

Male, Male and Female in Mating Wheel, Teneral Male

Bluet- River
Enallagma anna
Male - JWFitzgerald WBR
2)Males - Koosharem Meadow


Bluet- Taiga
Coenagrion resolutum
Male

Bluet- Tule
Enallagma carunculatum
Female
Male and Teneral Males

Bluet-
Unknown
Female - JWFitzgerald WBR


Damsel- Western Red
Amphiagrion abbreviatum
Male

Dancer- Emma's
Argia emma
Female

Dancer- Vivid
Argia vivada
Female
Male


Forktail-Black-fronted
Ischnura denticollis
Female


Forktail- Desert
Ischnura barberi
Female
Male

Forktail- Pacific
Ischnura cervula
Immature Female

Male

Forktail- Western
Ischnura perparva
Immature Female


Jewelwing-River
Calopteryx aequabilis

Male and Female

Rubyspot- American
Hetaerina americana
Female
Female
Male

 
Spreadwing - Northern aka Common
Lestes disjunctus

Male and Teneral Male

          
Spreadwing- Spotted
Lestes congener
Female - Koosharem Meadow- Sevier County
Female - Chicken Creek, Juab County
Male


Spreadwing- Great
Archilestes grandis

Male


Spreadwing - Great
Archilestes grandis
Adult   


DRAGONFLIES- ANISOPTERA

Clubtail- Olive
Stylurus olivaceus
Male


Clubtail - Plains
Gomphus externus
Female
Male


Darner - Blue-eyed
Rhionaeschna  multicolor
Female
Male

Darner- Common Green
Anax junius
Immature Male


Darner- Paddle-tailed
Aeshna palmata
Male-  Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Female - Big Springs Hollow
Female - Big Cottonwood Canyon
Male - Ephraim Canyon ?

Darner, Variable
Aeshna interrupta
Male - Saltair
Male - Midway Reservoir
Male - Ephraim Canyon
Mating Wheel


Dasher, Blue
Pachydiplax longipennis
Male

Meadowhawk- Band-winged
Sympetrum semicinctum
(formerly Western - S. occidentale)
Female

Immature Male
Male


Meadowhawk- Black
Sympetrum danae
Female
Male

Meadowhawk-Saffron-winged
Sympetrum costiferum
Female - JWFWMA


Meadowhawk- Striped
Sympetrum pallipes
Female - Sevier River & Antelope Island
Male - Midway Res. & Antelope Island
Immature Male - Chicken Creek
Immature Male - Midway Reservoir


Meadowhawk- Variegated
Sympetrum corruptum
Male- Saratoga Springs - 17 September 2017
Female - Salt Creek Wildlife Management Area- 20 August 2017
Female - Otter Creek Res.
Male - Chicken Creek
Male - 
Antelope Island
I
nterspecific predation
Meadowhawk at Bear River MBR 11September 2017

Meadowhawk- Western
Sympetrum occidentale
See Meadowhawk-Band-winged

Meadowhawk- White-faced
Sympetrum obtrusum
Male


Pondhawk- Western
Erythemis collocata
Female

Male
Immature Male 

Saddlebags- Black
Tramea lacerata
Male

Saddlebags- Red
Tramea onusta
Male


Skimmer - Bleached
Libellula composita
Female

Skimmer- Eight-spotted
Libellula forensis
Female and Male

Skimmer- Flame
Libellula saturata
Female at Promontory, Box Elder County, Utah
Female

Male
- Page 1
Male - Page 2 Willard Nisson Park

Skimmer- Four-spotted
Libellula quadrimaculata
Female
Male

Skimmer- Hoary
Libellula nodisticta
Female

Skimmer-Twelve-spotted
Libellula pulchella
Female
Male

Whiteface- Dot-tailed
Leucorrhinia intacta
Female


Whitetail, Desert
Plathemis subornata==Libellula subornata
Female
                 
     


                 
       




Thanks to Alan Myrup, Dennis Paulson and Kathy Biggs for their help in identifying these beautiful little creatures. Kathy's web site is at
http://southwestdragonflies.net/swanisoptera.html



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