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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d
2 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2002-06-16 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - One female observed scanning a 20' by 20' section of the river at Pleasant Green Access. The time was 11:20 am and the temperature was 80 F. Sight
3 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2002-09-03 B. Bockhahn 1 OCMO - Male perched on north side of upper pond. Mated with a female Common Whitetail. Resident male Common Whitetail was quite unhappy, although both males shared the same perch later. Sight
4 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2002-09-08 J. Rose 1 OCMO - male Sight
5 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2003-05-29 Bill Bouton, Jeff Pippen 4 ENRI - Few's Ford - 70% sun and mid-70s temperatures Sight
6 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2003-06-21 R. Emmitt 1 OCMO - male Sight
7 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2006-08-05 C. Greiner 1 OCMO - dragonfly hike. Sight
8 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2008-05-21 Jeffrey Pippen 1 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
9 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2014-09-07 John Petranka 4 Gold Park, Hillsborough. Stormwater retention pond. - males Photo
10 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2015-09-02 k. nealson 2 ENRI - along plants on roadside of access road to quarry at cabelands access - both females Sight
11 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2018-09-20 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Male. Photo online
12 Twelve-spotted Skimmer [Libellula pulchella] Orange 2018-09-29 John Petranka 2 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Males. Photo