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Recent observations

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What

Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea

Observer

paulcools

Date

July 4, 2015 08:21 AM BST

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What

Blue Damselfly Austrolestes colensonis

Observer

tanya_dann

Date

July 11, 2014

Description

This female Austrolestes was captured as a larvae at Sullivan's Dam, just north of Dunedin as part of my PhD experiment. She metamorphosed in the lab between 4pm 10/7/14 and 10am 11/7/14. Observation data are for when she was observed as an adult.

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What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

caliannwarder

Date

July 3, 2015 12:00 PM PDT

Place

csu stan (Google, OSM)

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juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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What

Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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What

Golden-winged Skimmer Libellula auripennis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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Black Petaltail Tanypteryx hageni

Observer

biochristine

Date

June 29, 2015 03:06 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A rare find! Keeping the location secret for protection of the species.

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What

Black Petaltail Tanypteryx hageni

Observer

biochristine

Date

July 3, 2015 11:34 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This is a rare catch! I am not sharing the specific location to protect the beauty! It is in Mendocino National Forest.

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What

Thornbush Dasher Micrathyria hagenii

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015

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What

Comanche Skimmer Libellula comanche

Observer

juancruzado

Date

July 3, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing dragonflies (Anisoptera/Epiprocta) and damselflies (Zygoptera). The word dragonfly is also sometimes used to refer to all Odonata, but odonate is a more correct English name for the group as a whole. Odonata enthusiasts avoid ambiguity by using the term true dragonfly, or simply Anisopteran, when referring to just the Anisoptera. The term Warriorfly has also been proposed. Some 5,900 species have been described in this order.

No range data available.