Notes on the Odonates of NC
13 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2021-06-14 P Dixon 10 Hot Springs area Sight
2 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2021-06-04 P Dixon 30 Hot Springs area - 11 mated pairs Sight
3 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2021-05-15 p dixon 1 Hot Springs area Photo online
4 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2020-06-09 p dixon 1 Photo online
5 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2020-06-07 p dixon 50 Hot Springs area - large group feeding and mating on french broad, 30 plus mating pairs counted Photo online
6 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2020-05-30 p dixon 15 Hot Springs area - The mating congregation has resumed over the French Broad at dusk. I checked on the 25th and 28th none present. Sight
7 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2019-06-13 P Dixon 1 River Road, Murray Branch area - 1/2 mile from the French Broad, along a forested road Sight
8 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2019-06-10 P Dixon 5 Near meadows 1/2 downstream from Murray Branch - Far fewer at this location than a week ago, no coupling observed Net
9 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2019-06-04 P Dixon 1 On Broadwing Farm, River Road, in Hot Springs city limits. - Perched in the forest midmorning Sight
10 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2019-06-02 Pete Dixon 30 Sunset and then until dark, on the French Broad, 1/2 mile downstream from Murray Branch - Many of these flying low over the French Broad, area of mixed riffles and eddies, rocky shore, silty bouldery bottom. Much chasing visible and several couples formed in the half hour after sunset. Couples moved to nearby trees. One netted from shore. Photo online
11 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 2019-05-16 Pete Dixon 1 Observed in the woods above the cliffs overlooking the French Broad 1/2 mile downstream from Murray Branch (River Road), 200 yards from the river - resting in the shade on a hot day in the forest near the French Broad Photo online
12 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 1998-07-09 R. Duncan Cuyler 2 Male=2, city=Hot Springs, habitat=French Broad River, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-FSCA Collect
13 Stygian Shadowdragon [Neurocordulia yamaskanensis] Madison 1992-06-17 R. Duncan Cuyler 8 Male=7 Female=1, city=Hot Springs, habitat=French Broad River, source=R DUNCAN CUYLER COLLECTION-IORI Collect