OhioDragonfly] Book updates and other news

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are doing alright despite the pandemic and recent chaos across the nation. I hope you can stay safe and well.

May was slow for dragonflies this year, with not a lot flying in part due to several weeks of rain and odd periods of cool temperatures. However, a lot of species have been starting to fly and be reported in the last week, so there are dragonflies out!

I haven't been able to get out much due to a combination of weather, sheltering in place, and work restrictions (meaning I can only look for dragonflies on personal time). I was fortunate to get a very brief break in the woods recently and encountered a Twin spotted Spiketail male , Arrowhead  Spiketail female , and an Ashy clubtail male. What species of dragonflies can you find in a woods near you?

Searching for dragonflies during the era of COVID-19:
The Ohio Odonata Society plans to continue encouraging use of iNaturalist to acquire county records. ...more ↓

Posted on June 01, 2020 21:36 by malisaspring malisaspring | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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This project is to update information on the distribution and abundance of Ohio dragonflies and damselflies. It is an update from the first Ohio Odonata Survey which ran from 1991 to 2000, and resulted in the publication by the Ohio Biological Survey of "The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Ohio."

The first survey was entirely based up museum specimens, new collections of ...more ↓

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