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Damselflies & Dragonflies of Oxley Nature Center

Oxley Nature Center


This list was compiled by Bill Carrell. Click here for a PDF version of the checklist.

Thumbnail photos of each species are used by permission of OdonataCentral.
Click on the photos for links to OdonataCentral's species accounts.

Photograph Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 OdonataCentral, John C. Abbott, Section of Inegrative Biology,
University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712 U.S.A.  All Rights Reserved.

Natural
Heritage
Status
Oxley
Status
Family Species

OdonataCentral Photo and Link

G5   u Calopterygidae Smoky Rubyspot
Hetaerina titia
TEXAS: Bexar Co.\nMedina River @ Jungman Rd.; E of Lacoste\n7-June-2005	N29.32736 W98.78018	\nJ.C. Abbott #2130
G5   u Lestidae Southern Spreadwing
Lestes australis
TEXAS: Bastrop Co.\nStengl 'Lost Pines' Biological Station\n16-Oct-2004    	N30.087 W97.173\nJ.C. Abbott #2090
G5   u Lestidae Slender Spreadwing
Lestes rectangularis
MINNESOTA: Houston Co.\nNational Wildlife Refuge @ LaCrescent\n4-July-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2043
G5   u Lestidae Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
Lestes unguiculatus
ONTARIO: Renfrew Co.\nLake 1; Little Lakes at Beach Berg ponds	\n11-July-2005	N45 42.9038 W076 51.0139	144\nJ.C. Abbott #2159
G5   a Coenagrionidae Blue-fronted Dancer
Argia apicalis
G5   r Coenagrionidae Variable Dancer
Argia fumipennis
TEXAS: Terrell Co.\nOasis Ranch; Independence Creek\n11-14.VI.2002\nJ.C. Abbott #1022
G5   u Coenagrionidae Powdered Dancer
Argia moesta
TEXAS: Comal Co.\nGuadalupe River @ Nichols Landing\n9.X.2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2085
G5   u Coenagrionidae Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
TEXAS: Terrell Co.\nOasis Ranch; Independence Creek\n11-14.VI.2002\nJ.C. Abbott #1022
G5   c Coenagrionidae Blue-ringed Dancer
Argia sedula
TEXAS: Bexar Co.\nMedina River @ Jungman Rd.; E of Lacoste\n15-Oct-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2089
G5   r Coenagrionidae Azure Bluet
Enallagma aspersum
TEXAS: Lamar Co.\nCamp Maxey; Paris\nApril 24-27, 2003\nJ.C. Abbott #1049
G5   u Coenagrionidae Double-striped Bluet
Enallagma basidens
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\npond off Hwy 90, ca. 5 mi E of Waelder\n7-June-2005	N29.68436 W97.22071\nJ.C. Abbott #2129
G5   a Coenagrionidae Familiar Bluet
Enallagma civile
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend, Austin\n29.VI.2000\nJ.C. Abbott #708
G5   u Coenagrionidae Stream Bluet
Enallagma exsulans
IOWA: Bremer Co.\nBrandt Park in Denver\n7-July-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2053
G5   u Coenagrionidae Orange Bluet
Enallagma signatum
TEXAS: Cameron Co.\nBrownsville\n1 October 2004\nG.W. Lasley
G5   u Coenagrionidae Citrine Forktail
Ischnura hastata
G5   c Coenagrionidae Lilypad Forktail
Ischnura kellicotti
TEXAS: Harrison Co.\nPond near Uncertain Texas\n1-July-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2039
G5   a Coenagrionidae Fragile Forktail
Ischnura posita
TEXAS: Brazos Co.\nLick Creek Park; College Station\n18-March-2005     30 34.0267N 096 12.6786W\nJ.C. Abbott #2102
G5   c Coenagrionidae Rambur's Forktail
Ischnura ramburii
TEXAS: Cameron Co.\nReseca at Resca Blvd., Brownsville\n18.X.2003\nJ.C. Abbott #1097
G5   u Coenagrionidae Desert Firetail
Telebasis salva
TEXAS: Presidio Co.\nZH Canyon; Sierra Vejas; Valentine, 11.7 mi W\n19-23.May.2005	N30.54381 W104.68556	4499 ft	\nJ.C. Abbott #2122
G5   u Aeshnidae Shadow Darner
Aeshna umbrosa
ONTARIO: Timiskaming District\nbeaver pond 8.2 mi NE of King Kirkland\n13-July-2005	N48 13.7940 W079 49.9783\nJ.C. Abbott #2174
G5   a Aeshnidae Common Green Darner
Anax junius
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend; Austin\n30-Jun-2003\nJohn C. Abbott
G5   c Aeshnidae Springtime Darner
Basiaeschna janata
G5   c Aeshnidae Swamp Darner
Epiaeschna heros
G5   u Aeshnidae Cyrano Darner
Nasiaeschna pentacantha
G5   u Gomphidae Stillwater Clubtail
Arigomphus lentulus
TEXAS: Harris Co.\nHouston\nR.A. Behrstock
G5   c Gomphidae Jade Clubtail
Arigomphus submedianus
TEXAS: Bastrop Co.\nBuescher State Park\nR.A. Behrstock
G5   c Gomphidae Black-shouldered Spinyleg
Dromogomphus spinosus
ONTARIO: Prescott and Russell Co.\nOttawa River @ Quion Ferry Crossing; Fitzroy Harbour\n10.July.2005	N45 30.5802 W76 13.3422\nJohn C. Abbott #2154
G4 u Gomphidae Flag-tailed Spinyleg
Dromogomphus spoliatus
G5   r Gomphidae Eastern Ringtail
Erpetogomphus designatus
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend\n29.June.2000\nJ.C. Abbott #708
G5   c Gomphidae Plains Clubtail
Gomphus externus
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend, Austin\n20 April 2004\nG.W. Lasley
G5   r Gomphidae Sulphur-tipped Clubtail
Gomphus militaris
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\npond off Hwy 90, ca. 5 mi E of Waelder\n7-June-2005	N29.68436 W97.22071	434 ft\nJ.C. Abbott #2129
G5   r Gomphidae Cobra Clubtail
Gomphus vastus
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nPalmetto State Park\nJun 30, 2003\nJohn C. Abbott #1070
G5   u Gomphidae Dragonhunter
Hagenius brevistylus
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend, Pond 1; Austin\n12-June-2005	N30 13 01.2 W97 38 38.2\nJ,C. Abbott #2133
G5   r Gomphidae Russet-tipped Clubtail
Stylurus plagiatus
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nIndependence park; Guadalupe River\n2-Aug-2003\nJ.C. Abbott #1080
G5   c Macromiidae Stream Cruiser
Didymops transversa
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nBrackenridge Field Laboratory, Austin\n14-April-2004\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   c Macromiidae Illinois River Cruiser
Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis
Illinois River Cruiser (Macromia illinoiensis) - Macromia illinoiensis - female

No picture availabe at OdonataCentral. Try these links:

http://www.iowaodes.com/cruisers/crui-swif.asp

http://www.njodes.com/Speciesaccts/cruisers/crui-illi.asp

G4   c Corduliidae Slender Baskettail
Epitheca costalis
OKLAHOMA: Love Co.\nApril 1997\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   u Corduliidae Common Baskettail
Epitheca cynosura
OKLAHOMA: Love Co.\nApril 1997\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   c Corduliidae Prince Baskettail
Epitheca princeps
TEXAS: Travis Co\nHornsby Bend\n16-Jun-2003\nJ.C. Abbott
G4   u Corduliidae Mantled Baskettail
Epitheca semiaquea
TEXAS: Brazos Co.\nLick Creek Park; College Station\n18-March-2005     30 34.0267N 096 12.6786W\nJ.C. Abbott #2102
G5   s Corduliidae Orange Shadowdragon
Neurocordulia xanthosoma
TEXAS: Val Verde Co.\nDolan Falls\n12-16.June.2000\nJ.C. Abbott #703
G5   u Libellulidae Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
ARKANSAS: Montgomery Co.\nCaddo Pond; 7 km NE of Glenwood\n19-May-2002\nJ.C. Abbott #1021
G5   u Libellulidae Halloween Pennant
Celithemis eponina
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nBrackenridge Field Laboratory; Austin\n31-July-2003\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   u Libellulidae Banded Pennant
Celithemis fasciata
TEXAS: Real Co.\nLost Canyon, near Nueces River\n26 May 2003\nG.W. Lasley
G5   s Libellulidae Checkered Setwing
Dythemis fugax
TEXAS: Brewster Co.\nFort Pena Colorado Park\n7-Sept-2005   N30.15396 W103.28616\nJ.C. Abbott #2187
G5   u Libellulidae Swift Setwing
Dythemis velox
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nPalmetto State Park\nJun 30, 2003\nJohn C. Abbott #1070
G5   a Libellulidae Eastern Pondhawk
Erythemis simplicicollis
simplicicollis
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nPalmetto State Park\nJun 30, 2003\nJohn C. Abbott #1070
G5   s Libellulidae Great Pondhawk
Erythemis vesiculosa
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nGuadalupe River, Independence Park\n13 July 2004\nG.W. Lasley
G5   u Libellulidae Blue Corporal
Ladona deplanata
OKLAHOMA: Love Co.\nApril 1997\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   u Libellulidae Spangled Skimmer
Libellula cyanea
TEXAS: Harrison Co.\nUncertain\n7 June 2003\nG.W. Lasley
G5   c Libellulidae Slaty Skimmer
Libellula incesta
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nPalmetto State Park\nJun 30, 2003\nJohn C. Abbott #1070
G5   c Libellulidae Widow Skimmer
Libellula luctuosa
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nBrackenridge Field Laboratory; Austin\n31-July-2003\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   u Libellulidae Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Libellula pulchella
MINNESOTA: Fillmore Co.\nSportsman's Park\n4-July-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2041
G5   c Libellulidae Great Blue Skimmer
Libellula vibrans
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\nPalmetto State Park\nJun 30, 2003\nJohn C. Abbott #1070
G5   a Libellulidae Blue Dasher
Pachydiplax longipennis
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nBrackenridge Field Laboratory, Austin\n13-May-2002\nJ.C. Abbott #1009
G5   c Libellulidae Wandering Glider
Pantala flavescens
TEXAS: Val Verde Co.\nDevils River\n15-17.July.2001\nJ.C. Abbott #780
G5   u Libellulidae Spot-winged Glider
Pantala hymenaea
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend\n16-Jun-2003\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   a Libellulidae Eastern Amberwing
Perithemis tenera
TEXAS: Gonzales Co.\npond off Hwy 90, ca. 5 mi E of Waelder\n7-June-2005	N29.68436 W97.22071\nJ.C. Abbott #2129
G5   a Libellulidae Common Whitetail
Plathemis lydia
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nBrackenridge Field Laboratory, Austin\n18-June-2003\nJ.C. Abbott
G5   c Libellulidae Blue-faced Meadowhawk
Sympetrum ambiguum
TEXAS: Bastrop Co.\nStengl 'Lost Pines' Biological Station\n16-Oct-2004\nJ.C. Abbott #2090
G5   c Libellulidae Variegated Meadowhawk
Sympetrum corruptum
TEXAS: Presidio Co.\nIndian Springs  @ Chinati SNA\n9-Sep-2005   N29.88128 W104.56962\nJ.C. Abbott #2191
G5   r Libellulidae Autumn Meadowhawk
Sympetrum vicinum
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nZilker Botanical Gardents; Austin\n29-Dec-2005\nJ.C. Abbott #2207
G5   s  Libellulidae Striped Saddlebags
Tramea calverti
G5   c  Libellulidae Black Saddlebags
Tramea lacerata
TEXAS: Travis Co.\nHornsby Bend, Austin\n17 June 2003\nG.W. Lasley
G5   u  Libellulidae Red Saddlebags
Tramea onusta
TEXAS: Hidalgo Co.\nSanta Ana National Wildlife Refuge\n12-13.November.2005\nJ.C. Abbott #2205

Oxley Status:
a - abundant
c - common
u - uncommon
r - rare
s - stray or out-of-range

 

 
 

 

 

 

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