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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d
2 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 1964-05-26 Paulson DR 1 Charlotte, male=1 Collect
3 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2010-07-05 Rob Van Epps 12 Hot, sunny. McDowell Creek Greenway and Latta Plantation Prairie Sight
4 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2013-06-08 George Andrews 2 Beatty Park, 17:00-18:00, 30% cloud cover, 80°, light wind, day after heavy rain. - Males in pondside vegetation Sight
5 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2013-06-11 George Andrews 3 Beatty Park 18:00 - 19:30. Clr, 85°, light wind. Sight
6 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2014-05-04 George Andrews 2 Colonel Beatty Park Sight
7 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2014-07-13 George Andrews 2 Colonel Francis Beatty Park Sight
8 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2015-04-13 George Andrews 12 Six-mile Creek (marsh across Marvin Road from greenway) Sight
9 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2017-02-23 Kevin Metcalf 1 Possible early date for North Carolina. Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, Huntersville, NC - along edge of the stream near Latta Springs neighborhood. Photo
10 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2017-02-26 Kevin Metcalf 1 Huntersville, NC near Platon Road Photo online
11 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2017-06-13 Rob Van Epps 8 Roosevelt Wilson Park, Davidson, NC Sight
12 Fragile Forktail [Ischnura posita] Mecklenburg 2022-06-29 Kevin Metcalf 71 RibbonWalk Nature Preserve, off Nevin Road. Edges of ponds. - Counted 71, but with more time more could have been found. Late afternoon. Photo online