Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)


ILLINOIS: Kankakee Co; Island Park, Kankakee River - male - August 2021


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, near Spring Lake - male - July 2021


WISCONSIN: Rusk Co; Chippewa River at Scoles Landing - male - June 2021


WISCONSIN: Rusk Co; Chippewa River at Scoles Landing - female - June 2021



OREGON: Malheur Co; Three Forks of Owyhee River - males - July 2019


TEXAS: Schleicher Co; on US 277, ca 4 mi S of Tom Green Co line - male - July 2018
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TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, near Spring Lake - male - July 2018


SOUTH CAROLINA: Oconee Co; Earl's Ford at Chattooga River - male - July 2017


ILLINOIS: Hancock Co; Mississippi River, Wagoner Creek Picnic Area on IL 96 - male - July 2016



MASSACHUSETTS: Middlesex Co; Carlisle, Cranberry Bog - mature & teneral male - May 2016


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole Lake Drive - male - July 2013


WYOMING: Park Co; Yellowstone National Park, Mud Volcano - male - July 2013


ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Chiricahua Mts, about 2 miles west of SWRS - male - June 2013


IOWA: Madison Co; Pammell State Park - immature male - June 2013 (posed)


ARKANSAS: Montgomery Co; Oauchita National Forest, Caddo Pond - male - May 2013


MAINE: Penobscot Co; on Engstrom Rd, ca 2 mi W jct Weir Pond Rd ("Somatochlora Highway") - male - July 2012


PENNSYLVANIA: McKean Co; Allegheny National Forest, Willow Grove Campground - female - July 2012


MISSOURI: Reynolds Co; Grasshopper Fen - male - June 2012


MISSOURI: Phelps Co; Mark Twain National Forest, Kaintuck Hollow - male - June 2012


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Las Moras Creek near Comanche Primitive Camp - male - April 2011


ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; Pajarito Mountains, "corral pond" at pass on Ruby Road - male - September 2010


MINNESOTA: Cook Co; Superior National Forest, Four-mile Creek at FR 346 - female - August 2010


IOWA: Madison Co; Pammell State Park - female - August 2010


KANSAS: Cowley Co; Cowley State Fishing Lake - male - August 2010


KANSAS: Cowley Co; Cowley State Fishing Lake - female - August 2010


TEXAS: Karnes Co; San Antonio River at TX 72 - male - July 2010



TEXAS: Edwards Co; on CR 380, ca 1.5 mi N jct CR 390 - males - July 2010


TEXAS: Harris Co; ponds off Frye Rd near Cypress Creek - male - June 2010


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Las Moras Creek - male - May 2010


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Red Bridge Park on Las Moras Creek - male hover-guarding ovipositing female - April 2010


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Red Bridge Park on Las Moras Creek - male - April 2010



TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Red Bridge Park on Las Moras Creek - ovipositing female - April 2010


TEXAS: Bexar Co; Medina River Natural Area - immature male - April 2010


NEW MEXICO: Valencia Co; Rio Grande River at Belen - female - August 2009


TEXAS: Waller Co; Brazos River at TX 159 - Male - July 2009


TEXAS: Denton Co; Flowermound at Leonard Johns Community Park - Male - June 2009


MISSISSIPPI: Perry Co; DeSoto National Forest - Male - June 2009


TEXAS: Liberty Co; 4 mi SE of Cleveland - Male - May 2009


TEXAS: Liberty Co; 4 mi SE of Cleveland - Female - May 2009


TEXAS: Brazos Co; Millican - Young Male - March 2009


TEXAS: Jasper Co; Bouton Lake - Female - March 2009


TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Cook's Slough Nature Park - Male - July 2008


KENTUCKY: Edmonson Co; Mammoth Cave National Park - Female - June 2008