Thursday, July 05, 2007

UMBS Bioblitz Day 1

Today was the first day of the Bioblitz at UMBS (see previous post). A beauty of a day, and we were rewarded with 21 species of Odonata thus far.


Zygoptera:
Amphiagrion saucium, Enallagma carunculatum, Enallagma cyathigerum, Enallagma hageni, Enallgma vesperum ( a new record for the site); Nehallenia irene, Calopteryx aequabilis, Calopteryx maculata, Lestes dryas.

Anisoptera:
Basiaeschna janata, Progomphus obscurus, Hagenius brevistylus, Dromogomphus spinosus, Epitheca princeps, Epitheca cynosura, Macromia illinoiensis, Nannothemis bella, Plathemis lydia, Libellula pulchella, Libellula quadrimaculata, Sympetrum sp.
Progomphus obscurus
The Common Sanddragons were abundant along the lakeshore.

Hagenius brevistylus, the Dragon Hunter
The Dragonhunters were also numerous and not jittery.


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