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Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 1986-06-26 R. Duncan Cuyler 1 sex=MALE, city=Monroe, habitat=Richardson Creek, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
2 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 1987-06-23 R. Duncan Cuyler 2 sex=MALE, city=New Salem, directions=NC Rt 205, habitat=Richardson Creek, source=INTERNATIONAL ODONATA RESEARCH INSTITUTE-FSCA Collect
3 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 1987-06-24 R. Duncan Cuyler 3 Male=3, city=Monroe, habitat=Richardson Creek, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
4 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-05-17 George Andrews 6 Cane Creek Park - In mixed species feeding swarm in prairie restoration area. Very large (compared to numerous Common Whitetail females perched on ground), long ringed abdomen and whitish S3 evident as were wing markings (leading edge of wings almost to trailing edge). Frequently fluttering and gliding but not perching. Tried to net for ID but they were aggrevatingly agile and tended to stay higher than other feeders including Swamp Darner I netted. Sight
5 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-05-19 George Andrews 4 Cane Creek Park - Feeding along power line cut Sight
6 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-05-20 George Andrews 3 Cane Creek Park - Patrolling lake Sight
7 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-06-29 George Andrews 9 Cane Creek Park lake - 2 over open water, remainder in coves with frequent battles, sometimes with 3 or more combatants. Photo
8 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-06-30 George Andrews 12 Cane Creek Park lake. In every cove and several in mid-lake. Sight
9 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-07-02 George Andrews 24 Cane Creek Park lake. - In every cover and several mid-lake. Sight
10 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-07-14 George Andrews 5 Cane Creek Park dam and fields Sight
11 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-07-15 George Andrews 10 Cane Creek Park lake Sight
12 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-07-16 George Andrews 8 Cane Creek Park lake Sight
13 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2014-07-26 George Andrews 8 Cane Creek Park lake - late morning -NO Orange Bluets, NO Two-striped Forceptails Sight
14 Prince Baskettail [Epitheca princeps] Union 2019-07-19 Rick Cheicante 3 Cane Creek Park lakeshore Sight