Notes on the Odonates of NC
61 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-09-04 John Petranka, Bob Cherry Mackenzie Clark 1 Blue Ridge Parkway, wetlands near Julian Price Picnic Area. - Male. Sight
2 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-08-07 John Petranka 2 Trout Lake, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. - Males. Sight
3 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-08-05 John Petranka 5 Elk Knob State Park, small marshy pond. Elevation ca. 4,400ft. - 4 males, 1 female. Photo
4 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-07-29 Mike Turner 2 Buckeye Lake; Beech Mountain, NC Sight
5 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-16 John Petranka 1 Sim's Pond, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. Marshy area around pond inlet. - Male. Sight
6 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-15 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 15 Elk Knob State Park, small marshy pond. Elevation ca. 4,400ft. - Mostly males at pond. Photo
7 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-05 John Petranka 1 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area. - Male. Sight
8 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-05 John Petranka 2 Clawson-Burnley Park, Boone. At the retention ponds. - Males. Sight
9 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-05 John Petranka, Chuck Smith 1 Boone Fork, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. In marshy area along Boone Fork Trail 0.36 miles north of the picnic area footbridge. - Male. Sight
10 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-02 Mike Turner 2 Brookshire Park; Boone, NC Sight
11 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-06-02 Mike Turner 6 Valle Crucis Community Park Sight
12 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2018-05-01 Guy McGrane 1 Appears to be the earliest report for the county - Ben Miller Road-photo Photo online
13 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-09-18 Richard Stickney 1 Boone Greenway along S. Fork New River Sight
14 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-06-29 John Petranka 5 Sim's Pond, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. Marshy area around pond inlet. Sight
15 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-05-17 John Petranka 5 Trout Lake, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. - Males. Photo
16 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-05-17 John Petranka 5 Julian Price Lake, Blue Ridge Parkway. Lakeshore along Price Lake Trail. - Males. Photo
17 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-05-16 John Petranka 5 Sim's Pond, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. Marshy area around pond inlet. - Males. Photo
18 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2017-05-15 Curtis Smalling 6 Meat Camp Creek ESA Sight
19 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2016-08-22 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 5 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area. 3 males, 2 females. Photo. Photo
20 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2016-08-22 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 5 Sim's Pond, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. Marshy area around pond inlet. Males. Sight. Sight
21 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2016-08-22 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 2 Trout Lake, Julian Price Park, Blue Ridge Parkway. Males. Photo. Photo
22 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2016-08-22 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt, Jim Petranka, Becky Elkin 5 Julian Price Lake, Blue Ridge Parkway. Lakeshore along Price Lake Trail between boat rental and Boone Fork. Males. Sight. Sight
23 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-06-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area. - Males. Photo
24 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-06-15 Curtis Smalling 4 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
25 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-06-11 Curtis Smalling 6 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
26 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-06-09 Curtis Smalling 4 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
27 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-06-02 Curtis Smalling 4 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
28 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-05-28 Curtis Smalling 4 at Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
29 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2015-05-05 Curtis Smalling 2 first sunny day above 70 Sight
30 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2014-07-14 Curtis Smalling 6 at Meat Camp Creek ESA Sight
31 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2014-07-14 Curtis Smalling 4 at Boone Greenway wetlands Sight
32 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2014-07-07 Curtis Smalling 2 Meat Camp Creek ESA Sight
33 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2013-06-26 N. Howell, Ed. Corey 1 BECR Sight
34 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2012-06-30 Curtis Smalling 4 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
35 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2012-06-19 Harry LeGrand, Curtis Smalling 4 Sight
36 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2012-04-30 Curtis Smalling 5 Meat Camp Creek ESA - 4 males 1 female Sight
37 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2011-08-08 Curtis Smalling 5 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
38 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2011-07-24 Curtis Smalling 10 at created wetland, Boone Greenway and associated river frontage Sight
39 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2011-06-13 Curtis Smalling 12 Boone Greenway - at least 2 females present and ovipositing Sight
40 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2011-06-10 Curtis Smalling 30 all at Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area - mostly males but a couple of females present Sight
41 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2011-04-23 John Murray 1 1 male seen at Boone Greenway Wetlands Sight
42 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2010-08-16 Curtis Smalling 20 at the newly created Boone Greenway storm water wetlands project Sight
43 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2010-06-20 Curtis Smalling 15 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area - some females present Sight
44 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2010-05-28 Curtis Smalling 20 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
45 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2010-05-26 Curtis Smalling 30 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area - conservatively Sight
46 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2009-08-25 Curtis Smalling 4 Meat Camp Creek ESA - 2 males 2 females Sight
47 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2009-07-07 Mia Hall 1 Blue Ridge Parkway - Cone Park, MP 294 Sight
48 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2009-06-01 Curtis Smalling 6 at Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area Sight
49 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2008-06-08 R Emmitt, R Rittmaster 6 Bob on Blue Ridge parkway near Moses Cone Sight
50 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-08-18 Ted Wilcox 3 Sight
51 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-07-12 Ted Wilcox 4 Sight
52 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-06-30 Ted WIlcox 6 Sight
53 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-06-21 Ted WIlcox 5 Sight
54 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-06-12 Ted Wilcox 8 Sight
55 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2007-06-11 Ted Wilcox 10 Sight
56 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2006-07-22 J. Pippen 0 BECR Sight
57 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2006-06-29 Ted Wilcox 1 Sight
58 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2005-06-08 Curtis Smalling 1 Meat Camp Creek Environmental Studies Area near point 36.24414; 081.62866 Photo online
59 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 2002-05-06 Shawn Wolfe 0 BECR Sight
60 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga 1965-05-16 Paulson DR & ML 1 Sim's Pond, Blue Ridge Parkway, 3450 ft, female=1 @ 3450 ft Collect
61 Common Whitetail [Plathemis lydia] Watauga ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d