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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d
2 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 1966-06-16 Grier HJ 1 University L, male=1 Collect
3 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 1966-06-17 Grier HJ 1 University L, male=1 Collect
4 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 1966-07-20 Grier HJ 3 University L, male=3 Collect
5 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2001-06-28 B. Bockhahn 16 OCMO - 14 males and 2 females at ponds Sight
6 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2001-08-09 B. Bockhahn 3 OCMO - 2 males and 1 female at ponds Sight
7 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-12 A. Wallace H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed on river's edge at Few's Ford, perched on a stick at 15:47 pm with a temperature of 93 F. Sight
8 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-13 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - Observed at Few's Ford below the falls, one male perched on a small branch in shade on river of approx. 1 ft deep, at 11:15 am with a temperature of 80 F. Sight
9 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-13 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed perched at river's edge with a depth of approx. 1 ft. at Few's Ford, temperature was 80 F. at 10:00 am. Sight
10 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-19 H. Geiser C. Bockhahn 1 OCMO - One observed flying at the upper pond, the time was 13:20 pm and the temperature was 80 F. Sight
11 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-24 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - One male observed, flying above one female as she laid her eggs in the river at Dumont Access at 13:24 pm with a temperature of 85 F. Sight
12 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-06-26 H. Geiser 4 ENRI - Four males observed partolling and chasing each other at Pleasant Green Access in a pond-like impoundment of water. The time was 13:30 pm and the temperature was 83 F. Sight
13 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-05 H. Geiser K. Bagy 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying and perching the river on the Cabe Lands Trail. The time was 13:00 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
14 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-07 A. Wallace 6 ENRI - Six males observed flying and perching in both a field-like habitat and a pond-like impoundment of water at the Pleasant Green Access. The time of observation was between 12:30 pm and 16:30 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
15 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-10 H. Geiser K. Bagy 3 OCMO - Three males observed flying and perching at the upper pond. The temperature was 94 F and the times observed were between 15:00 pm and 16:00 pm. Sight
16 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-18 H. Geiser M. Balas 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying and perching along the river at the Pleasant Green Access. The time observed was 10:45 am and the temperature was 86 F. Sight
17 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-21 A.Wallace 2 ENRI - 2 males @ Pleasant Green Sight
18 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-22 K. Bagy H. Geiser 5 OCMO - Five males obsereved perching and flying at the lower pond. The time observed was between 14:30 pm and 15:30 pm. The temperature was 93 F. Sight
19 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-30 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed perched on sticks along the section of the river between Few's Ford and the suspension bridge. The time was 11:14 am and the temperaure was 90 F. Sight
20 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-30 H. Geiser K. Bagy 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying along the river at Bobbit's Hole. The time was 14:30 pm and the temperature was 95F. Sight
21 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-31 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 ENRI - One male observed flying over the river at Few's Ford just below the "falls." The time observed was 11:15 am and the temperature was 89F. Sight
22 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-07-31 K. Bagy H. Geiser 3 ENRI - Three males observed flying over the river at Few's Ford just above the "falls." The time observed was 11:30 am and the temperature was 89F. Sight
23 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-08-01 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perched on a stick in the river, approx. 1 ft deep at the Dumont Drive Access. The time observed was 13:54 pm and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
24 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-08-05 K. Bagy H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying over the river at the Dumont Drive Access. The time obsreved was 13:54 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
25 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-08-06 CB, BB, KB, HG 24 ENRI - 18 males and 6 females observed perching and flying on the river above Pleasant Green Access. The time observed was between 13:00 pm-15:00pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
26 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2002-09-08 J. Rose 3 OCMO - males Sight
27 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2003-06-08 Adrienne Wallace 1 OCMO - A male Spangled Skimmer was seen perched on a cedar tree near the lower pond at Occoneechee at 1600p.m. It was cloudy and around 85*F. Sight
28 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2003-06-19 Adrienne Wallace 2 ENRI - A male and female were seen mating at the Quarry at 12:00p.m. It was cloudy and at 80*F Sight
29 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2003-06-21 R. Emmitt 0 OCMO - common Sight
30 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2003-06-22 P. Coin 0 OCMO - common Sight
31 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2006-06-26 E. Corey, J. Gwinn 3 OCMO Sight
32 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2006-08-05 C. Greiner 1 OCMO - dragonfly hike. Sight
33 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2007-05-27 Emmitt 1 Emmitt pond Sight
34 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2007-05-28 Emmitt 2 Emmitt pond Sight
35 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2007-06-02 R Emmitt, R Rittmaster 2 Eno River State Park, Buckquarter tract Sight
36 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2007-06-23 R. Emmitt 12 Oconeechee SNA Sight
37 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-06-04 R. Emmitt 50 Tree Frog Nursery Photo
38 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 12 ENRI Pleasant Green Access Sight
39 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-06-11 R. Emmitt 30 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
40 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-06-13 R. Emmitt 20 Ayrmont Park in Hillsborough Sight
41 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-07-02 E. Corey 3 ENRI - Pleasant Green Access - two males and a female Sight
42 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-07-24 R. Emmitt 30 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
43 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2009-08-16 R. Emmitt M. Millard 40 High Field Sight
44 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2010-06-01 R. Emmitt 6 Occoneechee ponds Sight
45 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2010-06-05 R. Emmitt 2 Emmitt Estate and High Field Sight
46 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2010-09-16 R. Emmitt 3 Occoneechee ponds Sight
47 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2012-07-09 Randy Emmitt, Erik Svensson 80 Eno River SP at Cole Mill and Occoneechee State Preserve - both locations Sight
48 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2012-07-22 k nealson 2 near pond Sight
49 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-05-27 R Emmitt 1 Emmitt Estate Sight
50 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-06-15 R Emmitt 7 Emmitt Estate Sight
51 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-06-22 Mike Turner 7 Occoneechee Mt. SNA Sight
52 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-06-29 Mike Turner 20 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight
53 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-07-04 R Emmitt 25 Oconeechee ponds Photo
54 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-07-11 B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, E. Tatum 25 OCMO Sight
55 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 0 odeing at Occoneechee Mountain Sight
56 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2014-05-31 Mike Turner 1 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - male; lower pond Sight
57 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2014-06-14 John Petranka 10 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Around margins of upper pond. - Upper and lower ponds. Photo
58 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2014-07-10 John Petranka 5 Pond at intersection of Mt. Sinai Road and Wild Primrose Lane. - Males Photo
59 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2014-08-16 John Petranka 10 Cane Creek Reservoir - Along reservoir shore Sight
60 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-05-19 John Petranka 1 Blackwood Farm Park pond. - Male. Photo
61 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-05-30 Owen McConnell 1 Ayr Mount. immature male Photo online
62 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-06-08 John Petranka 3 Piney Mountain subdivision pond, northwest of Taproot Lane. - Males. Sight
63 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-06-18 John Petranka 4 Hope gardens pond. Homestead Road at railroad tracks, Chapel Hill. - Males. Photo
64 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-06-20 John Petranka 10 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Upper pond. - Males. Photo
65 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-06-21 John Petranka 15 Blackwood Farm Park, near jct. NC 86 and New Hope Church Rd.. - Males. At pond. Photo
66 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-06-29 John Petranka 5 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Males. Sight
67 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2015-08-08 Mike Turner 2 N.C. Botanical Garden - ad.males Sight
68 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-06-01 John Petranka 7 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Near main pond on south side of Hwy. NC 10. Males. Sight. Sight
69 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-06-04 John Petranka 15 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. North side of Hwy. NC 10. Mostly males. Photo. Photo
70 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-07-16 John Petranka 15 Blackwood Farm Park pond. Both sexes, ovipositing females. Sight. Sight
71 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-07-28 John Petranka 2 Feeding over lawn at Orange County Parks Operations Base, 6823 Millhouse Road. Males. Sight
72 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-08-01 John Petranka 1 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood Park. Male. Sight. Sight
73 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-08-08 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Mostly males. Photo. Photo
74 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-08-10 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 5 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. Males. Sight. Sight
75 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 5 4 ad.males - Mason Farm Biological Reserve Sight
76 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-08-30 John Petranka 5 Eno River State Park Pleasant Green Access. Males. Photo. Photo
77 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2016-09-16 John Petranka 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Male. Photo. Photo
78 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2017-06-05 Richard Stickney 2 Occoneechee Mountain SP Sight
79 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2017-06-06 Owen McConnell 4 Ayr Mount, edge of woods & pond - immature male Photo online
80 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2017-09-09 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 4 Pond at Twin Creeks Park near junction of Eubanks Road and Old NC 86 (35.959266, -79.104926) - Males. Photo
81 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-01 John Petranka 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Male. Photo
82 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-04 R Emmitt 7 May's pond (Mike May's sister) Sight
83 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-09 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 10 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Males. Sight
84 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-16 R Emmitt 35 Oconeechee State Preserve ponds Sight
85 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-24 John Petranka 2 Brumley Forest Preserve. Along rocky area of Stony Creek upstream of the railroad bridge. - Males. Photo
86 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-06-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 2 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. - Males. Sight
87 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-01 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 1 Johnston Mill Preserve. Along power line corridor. - Male. Sight
88 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-05 Jan Hansen 7 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy 10, Silo Pond. Photo
89 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-07 John Petranka. 3 Blackwood Farm Park. Small sandy tributary feeding the pond. - Males. Photo
90 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-08 Jan Hansen 15 Occoneechee State Natural Area - Upper and lower ponds Sight
91 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-08 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 4 Along East and West Forks of the Eno River. Confluence Natural Area off of Highland Farm Rd.. - Males. Sight
92 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 3 Bolin Creek @ SR 1777 (Homestead Rd.) Sight
93 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 5 Bolin Cr @ Waterside Drive Sight
94 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-18 John Petranka. 20 Brumley Forest Preserve. Stony Creek on the North side of Hwy. NC 10. - Mostly males. Photo
95 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-07-25 John Petranka 4 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood Park. - Males. Sight
96 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2018-08-16 B. Bockhahn 5 OCMO Sight
97 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-05-19 R. Emmitt 1 Emmitt neighborhood Sight
98 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-05-20 R. Emmitt 2 Occoneechee State Preserve ponds. Sight
99 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-05-27 R. Emmitt 45 Brumley Forest north Sight
100 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-05-30 R. Emmitt 30 Brumley Forest ponds Sight
101 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-06-04 R. Emmitt 20 Brumley Forest silo pond as area. Sight
102 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-06-30 R. Emmitt 2 at our ponds edge. Sight
103 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-07-05 John Petranka 1 New Hope Creek at Johnston Mill Preserve. - Male. Sight
104 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2019-08-29 John Petranka 2 Brumley Forest Preserve, south side of Hwy. NC 10. Photo
105 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2020-06-13 John Petranka 5 Blackwood Farm Preserve. - Female photographed. Photo
106 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2020-07-06 John Petranka 2 Falls of New Hope neighborhood community garden. Photo
107 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2020-07-08 John Petranka 3 Eno River at King's Highway Park, Hillsboro. Photo
108 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2020-07-28 John Petranka 1 Falls of New Hope neighborhood community garden. - Male. Photo
109 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2020-08-09 B. Bockhahn, J. Thomson 3 OCMO - 8/9/20 OCMO Butterfly Count Sight
110 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2021-06-18 Harry LeGrand, Lori Arent 28 Occoneechee Mountain SNA - ponds Photo
111 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2021-06-19 John Petranka 1 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood park - Male Photo
112 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2021-08-08 B. Bockhahn 9 OCMO Sight
113 Slaty Skimmer [Libellula incesta] Orange 2021-08-27 B. Bockhahn 2 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight