Notes on the Odonates of NC
130 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2021-08-08 B. Bockhahn 6 OCMO Sight
2 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2021-06-23 John Petranka 25 Brumley Preserve north of old NC 10. Photo
3 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2021-06-18 Harry LeGrand, Lori Arent 9 Occoneechee Mountain SNA - ponds Sight
4 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-08-25 John Petranka 4 Brumley Forest Preserve, south side of Hwy. NC 10. Photo
5 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-08-09 B. Bockhahn, J. Thomson 4 OCMO - 8/9/20 OCMO Butterfly Count Sight
6 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-07-28 John Petranka 1 Falls of New Hope neighborhood community garden. - Male. Photo
7 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-07-08 John Petranka 3 Eno River at King's Highway Park, Hillsboro. Photo
8 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-06-12 John Petranka 4 Johnston Mill Preserve along power line cut. - One male with abdomen distended due to hundreds of water mites attached to sternites 4-10. Photo
9 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-06-08 John Petranka 5 Duke Forest Power Line Cut across from Gate 12 on NC751 Photo
10 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2020-06-01 John Petranka 1 Power line cut in Duke Forest off of NC751. - Female. Photo
11 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-06-22 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, south side of Hwy. NC 10. Along gravel ring road. Photo
12 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-06-21 John Petranka 150 Brumley Forest Preserve, south side of Hwy. NC 10. - Remarkable numbers, mostly at pond. Photo
13 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-06-04 R. Emmitt 120 Brumley Forest silo pond as area. Sight
14 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-30 R. Emmitt 50 Brumley Forest ponds Sight
15 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-30 John Petranka 5 Eno River State Park (ENRI) Cole Mill Section along powerline. - Both sexes. Photo
16 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-27 R. Emmitt 20 Brumley Forest north Sight
17 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-19 R. Emmitt 1 Emmitt neighborhood Sight
18 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-19 Mike Turner, Conrad & ALyssa Wernett 4 Occoneechee Mt. SNA Sight
19 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-10 R. Emmitt 1 Eno River State Park Cole Mill Access powerline Sight
20 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2019-05-07 R. Emmitt 6 Brumley Forest Preserve. Sight
21 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-08-16 B. Bockhahn 2 OCMO Sight
22 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-19 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Mostly around the pond. - Both sexes. Sight
23 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-18 John Petranka. 20 Brumley Forest Preserve. Stony Creek on the North side of Hwy. NC 10. - Both sexes. Sight
24 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 10 Bolin Cr @ Waterside Drive Sight
25 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-08 Jan Hansen 7 Occoneechee State Natural Area Sight
26 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-08 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 10 Along East and West Forks of the Eno River. Confluence Natural Area off of Highland Farm Rd.. - Both sexes. Sight
27 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-05 Jan Hansen 25 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy 10, Silo Pond. - Estimate. Abundant over the pond Photo
28 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-07-01 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 1 Johnston Mill Preserve. Along power line corridor. - Male. Sight
29 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-06-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 5 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. - Males. Sight
30 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-06-16 R Emmitt 12 Oconeechee State Preserve ponds Sight
31 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-06-09 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Mostly males. Sight
32 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-06-04 R Emmitt 4 May's pond (Mike May's sister) Sight
33 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-05-31 R Emmitt 2 Emmitt neighborhood Sight
34 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2018-05-26 R Emmitt 35 Brumley Forest along hwy 10 Sight
35 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2017-06-06 Owen McConnell 8 Ayr Mount, in meadows & at pond - male and female Sight
36 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2017-06-06 Owen McConnell 5 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight
37 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2017-06-05 Richard Stickney 3 Occoneechee Mountain SP Sight
38 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 3 2 ad.males - Mason Farm Biological Reserve Sight
39 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-08-10 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. Males. Sight. Sight
40 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-08-08 John Petranka 10 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Males and females. Photo. Photo
41 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-07-28 John Petranka 1 Feeding over lawn at Orange County Parks Operations Base, 6823 Millhouse Road. Male. Sight
42 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-07-22 Mike Turner 1 Bolin Creek watershed; Chapel Hill, NC Sight
43 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-07-16 John Petranka 15 Blackwood Farm Park pond and unmowed field north of pond. Mostly males at pond, females and immature males in field. Sight. Sight
44 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-07-14 John Petranka 1 Hollow Rock Nature Park, along New Hope Creek. Female. Sight. Sight
45 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-06-04 John Petranka 30 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. North side of Hwy. NC 10. Sight. Sight
46 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-06-01 John Petranka 10 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Along gravel road and near main pond on south side of Hwy. NC 10. Photo. Photo
47 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-05-16 John Petranka 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. North side of Hwy. NC 10. Near foot bridge over Stony Creek. Male. Sight.. Sight
48 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2016-05-14 John Petranka 3 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Near main pond on south side of Hwy. NC 10. Females. Photo. Photo
49 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-07-20 John Petranka 1 Along powerline clearing in Johnston Mill Preserve. - Female. Photo
50 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-07-08 John Petranka 3 Eno River SP (ENRI) at Fews Ford. - Males. Photo
51 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-07-07 John Petranka 3 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Males. Photo
52 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-06-22 John Petranka 4 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Males. Sight
53 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-06-20 John Petranka 5 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Upper pond. - Males. Photo
54 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-05-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 5 Lake Michael Park near Graham, NC. Photo
55 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2015-05-29 k. nealson 2 ENRI - seen at the saint marys access off of st marys road, between 50 and 150 feet inside of access gate Sight
56 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2014-08-16 John Petranka 10 Cane Creek Reservoir - Along reservoir shore Sight
57 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2014-06-03 Jason Brown 0 ENRI Sight
58 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2014-05-31 Mike Turner 8 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - 4 males 4 females/imm.males; upper and lower pond Sight
59 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 0 odeing at Occoneechee Mountain Sight
60 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 0 odeing at Gold Park Sight
61 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-07-11 B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, E. Tatum 20 OCMO Sight
62 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-07-04 R Emmitt 12 Oconeechee ponds Sight
63 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-06-29 Mike Turner 15 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight
64 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2013-06-22 Mike Turner 10 Occoneechee Mt. SNA Sight
65 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2012-07-09 Randy Emmitt, Erik Svensson 50 Eno River SP at Cole Mill and Occoneechee State Preserve - both locations Sight
66 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2011-05-30 R Emmitt 1 Johnson Mill Preserve on New Hope Creek Sight
67 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2010-09-16 R. Emmitt 3 Occoneechee ponds Sight
68 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2010-08-08 R. Emmitt 1 Little River Park Sight
69 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2010-06-05 R. Emmitt 12 Emmitt Estate and High Field Sight
70 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2010-06-01 R. Emmitt 40 Occoneechee ponds Sight
71 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-08-16 R. Emmitt M. Millard 100 High Field Sight
72 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-07-24 R. Emmitt 40 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
73 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-07-02 E. Corey 2 ENRI - Pleasant Green Access - male and female Sight
74 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-06-13 R. Emmitt 20+ Ayrmont Park in Hillsborough Sight
75 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-06-11 R. Emmitt 100+ Emmitt Estate and pond nearby - everywhere! Sight
76 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 40 ENRI Pleasant Green Access Sight
77 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2009-06-04 R. Emmitt 20 Tree Frog Nursery Photo
78 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-07-29 Jeffrey Pippen 10 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
79 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-07-16 Jeffrey Pippen 8 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
80 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-07-09 Jeffrey Pippen 25 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
81 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-06-18 Jeffrey Pippen 20 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
82 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-06-13 E. Corey 6 ENRI - observed at powerline cut off of Dumont Road Sight
83 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-06-13 Jeffrey Pippen 5 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
84 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-06-11 Jeffrey Pippen 8 Duke Forest Korstian Division Sight
85 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2008-05-29 Jeffrey Pippen 1 Duke Forest Blackwood Division Sight
86 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2007-06-23 R. Emmitt 12 Oconeechee SNA Sight
87 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2007-06-02 R Emmitt, R Rittmaster 2 Eno River State Park, Buckquarter tract Sight
88 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2007-05-27 Emmitt 1 Emmitt Estate Sight
89 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2006-08-05 C. Greiner 1 OCMO - Sight
90 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2006-06-26 E. Corey, J. Gwinn 15 OCMO Sight
91 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2006-04-27 C. Greiner 3+ OCMO - 13:00 multiple at Ponds Sight
92 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2004-07-04 Adrienne Wallace 1 ENRI - Flying Female at the Coile Quarry. Sight
93 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2003-06-22 P. Coin 0 OCMO - abundant Sight
94 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2003-06-21 R. Emmitt 0 OCMO - common Sight
95 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2003-06-19 Adrienne Wallace 1 ENRI - A male was seen perched at the Quarry at 12:00p.m. It was cloudy and at 80*F. Sight
96 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2003-06-08 J. Rose 0 OCMO - several female and immature, all away from the pond Sight
97 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-09-08 J. Rose 2 OCMO - 1 mature male and 1 immature male Sight
98 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-08-06 CB, BB, KB, HG 12 ENRI - Approx. twelve males observed flying and perching on the river above the Pleasant Green Access. The time observed was between 13:00 pm and 15:00 pm. The temperature was 85 F. Sight
99 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-08-05 H. Geiser K. Bagy 2 ENRI - One male obsrved flying and one female observed laying eggs in the river, approx 1 ft deep at the Dumont Drive Access. The time observed was 13:47 am and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
100 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-08-01 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female observed flying over the river. approx 1 ft deep at the Dumont Drive Access. The time observed was 13:15 pm and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
101 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-31 K. Bagy H. Geiser 3 ENRI - Three males observed flying over the river just below the Few's Ford "falls." The time observed was 11:15 am and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
102 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-31 H. Geiser K. Bagy 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying over the river as well as perching just above the Few's Ford "falls." The time observed was 11:30 am and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
103 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-30 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying over the river, depth approx. 1 ft, at the section of the river between Few's Ford and the suspension bridge. The time observed was 11:50 am and the temperature was 93 F. Sight
104 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-30 H. Geiser K. Bagy 4 ENRI - Four males observed flying over the river at Bobbit's Hole. The time was 14:15 pm and the temperature was 95F. Sight
105 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-22 K. Bagy H. Geiser 7 OCMO - Six males and one female observed at the lower pond. The males were flying and perching; the female was laying eggs in the water. The time observed between was 14:30 pm and 15:30 pm. The temperature was 93 F. Sight
106 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-22 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 OCMO - One male observed perched on tall grass in a field-like habitat on the powerline strip by the river. The time observed was 14:00 pm and the temperature was 93 F. Sight
107 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 2 ENRI - 2 Males perching at Pleasant Green Access Sight
108 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 2 ENRI - 2 Males on rivers edge on Buckquarter Creek Trail at 13:20 on Partly Cloudy, 92*F day with breeze. Sight
109 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-21 A. Wallace 2 ENRI - 2 Males on rivers edge on Holdens Mill Trail at 13:50 on Partly Cloudy, 92*F day with breeze. Sight
110 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-10 H. Geiser K. Bagy 10 OCMO - At least ten males /females observed flying and perching at the upper pond. The temperature was 94 F and the time observed were between 15:00 pm and 16:00 pm. Sight
111 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-07 A. Wallace 1 ENRI - One female observed flying in a pond-like habitat at the Pleasant Green Access. The time was 15:30 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
112 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-07-05 K. Bagy H. Geiser 4 ENRI - Four males observed flying and perching along the river on the Cabe Lands Trail. The time was 13:00 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
113 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-27 H. Geiser 4 ENRI - One female and four males observed perched on high grasses in the power-line at Few's Ford Access. Sight
114 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-26 H. Geiser 6 ENRI - Five females and one male observed perching on tall grasses on the powerline strip, a meadow-like habitat, in Few's Ford Access. The time was 15:31 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
115 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-24 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed flying at Few's Ford past the falls, with a river depth of approx. 1 ft. The time was 15:37 pm and the temperature was 87 F. Sight
116 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-23 A. Wallace 3 ENRI - Three males observed ina decid. forest habitat at the falls at Few's Ford Access, chasing each other. The time was 15:45 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
117 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-19 H. Geiser C. Bockhahn 2 OCMO - Two females observed flying at the upper pond; the time was 14:00 pm and the temperature was 80 F. Sight
118 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-16 A. Wallace 4 ENRI - Three males and one female were observed on Buckquarter Creek Trail; the time wasd 14:07 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
119 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2002-06-12 A. Wallace H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perched on a tree at the edge of the forest, along the trail at Dumont Access. The time was 12:00 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
120 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2001-08-09 B. Bockhahn 8 OCMO - 6 males and 2 females at ponds Sight
121 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2001-06-28 B. Bockhahn 11 OCMO - 9 males and 2 females at ponds Sight
122 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2001-06-01 C. Bockhahn 1 OCMO Sight
123 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2001-05-10 C. Bockhahn 4 OCMO Sight
124 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 2000-06-13 B. Bockhahn 2 OCMO - adult males observed perched, patrolling, & chasing Sight
125 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 1966-07-20 Grier HJ 1 University L, male=1 Collect
126 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 1966-06-29 Grier HJ 1 University L, male=1 Collect
127 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 1966-06-13 Grier HJ 1 University L, male=1 Collect
128 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange 1965-06-06 Paulson DR 1 Duke Forest W of Piney Mt, male=1 Collect
129 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d
130 Widow Skimmer [Libellula luctuosa] Orange ? Grier HJ 1 (University L) larva coll. on 1966 7 9 - emerged 16 Jul male= 1 Collect