Pacific Spiketail (Cordulegaster dorsalis)




WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Lonestar Geyser Trail - males - July 2019





MONTANA: Missoula Co; Flathead National Forest, off Cold Creek Rd - male - July 2013




WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole River, Upper Geyser Basin - males - July 2013
first state record


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole River, Upper Geyser Basin - males - July 2013
2 males facing off (composite image - no one shot had both in focus)


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Terrace Spring - dead female in hot spring run - July 2013






NEW MEXICO: Sandoval Co; Jemez Mts, Jemez Falls - male - August 2009
this individual changed positions 4 times, mostly in response to a 2nd male spiketail patrolling through his territory


NEW MEXICO: Sandoval Co; Jemez Mts, Jemez Falls - male - August 2009
this individual is actually the first one that I found, photographed the day prior to the one above - perched in dappled light, I wasn't too pleased with the photos and was glad to have gotten the shots the next day (above series)