Western Pondhawk (Erythemis collocata)



ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Huachuca Mountains, Scotia Canyon - females - July 2020


ARIZONA: Cochise Co; Huachuca Mountains, Scotia Canyon - male - July 2020



WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Upper Geyser Basin - males - July 2019


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Upper Geyser Basin - female - July 2019



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




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



NEW MEXICO: Chaves Co; Bitter Lakes NWR - females - June 2019



UTAH: Beaver Co; Hanging Rock Recreation Area, Beaver River - males - June 2017




WASHINGTON: Benton Co; Horn Rapids Park on Yakima River - mature & immature males - June 2017




WASHINGTON: Benton Co; Horn Rapids Park on Yakima River - females - June 2017


ARIZONA: Yavapai Co; Burro Creek Campground - male - June 2015


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Whiskey Flat Picnic Area - male - July 2014


COLORADO: Garfield Co; Rest Area on I-70 at Rifle - male - July 2013



WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole Lake Drive - males - July 2014






WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole Lake Drive - females - July 2014


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Firehole Lake Drive - teneral male - July 2014



WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Upper Geyser Basin, Geyser Hill - males - July 2013


WYOMING: Teton Co; Yellowstone National Park, Upper Geyser Basin, Geyser Hill - female - July 2013


ARIZONA: Cochise Co; San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge - female - June 2013



ARIZONA: Greenlee Co; Eagle Creek at Lower Eagle Creek Rd - males - September 2012



ARIZONA: Greenlee Co; Eagle Creek at Lower Eagle Creek Rd - females - September 2012



ARIZONA: Graham Co; Gila Box Riparian Conservation Area, Bonita Creek - female - September 2011


ARIZONA: Graham Co; Gila Box Riparian Conservation Area, Bonita Creek - male - September 2011


ARIZONA: Graham Co; Gila Box Riparian Conservation Area, Bonita Creek - female - September 2010


ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; Roadside Spring on Ruby Road at Peņa Blanca Canyon - male - September 2010

below are photos of hybrids with the Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis) from West Texas

TEXAS: Jeff Davis Co; Limpia Creek, ca 2 mi NE of Fort Davis on TX 17 - female - June 2009


TEXAS: Jeff Davis Co; Limpia Creek, ca 2 mi NE of Fort Davis on TX 17 - pair in copula - June 2009