Notes on the Odonates of NC
131 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-10-31 John Petranka 1 Brumley Preserve north of NC 10 at the silo pond. - Male. Sight
2 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-10-07 John Petranka 10 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Around the pond. - Males. Photo
3 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-09-29 John Petranka 15 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - Males. Photo
4 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-09-21 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Blackwood Farm Park. At the pond. - Males. Photo
5 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-09-20 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 15 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. Photo
6 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-08-16 B. Bockhahn 40 OCMO Sight
7 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-25 John Petranka 6 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood Park. - 4 males 2 females. Photo
8 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-19 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Mostly around the pond. - Both sexes. Sight
9 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-18 John Petranka. 20 Brumley Forest Preserve. Stony Creek on the North side of Hwy. NC 10. - Mostly males. Sight
10 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-17 John Petranka 3 Small garden pond in Falls of New Hope neighborhood. - Males. Photo
11 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 1 Bolin Creek @ SR 1777 (Homestead Rd.) Sight
12 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-14 Mike Turner 5 Bolin Cr @ Waterside Drive Sight
13 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-08 Jan Hansen 15 Occoneechee State Natural Area Sight
14 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-08 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 5 Along East and West Forks of the Eno River. Confluence Natural Area off of Highland Farm Rd.. - Males. Sight
15 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-07 John Petranka. 5 Blackwood Farm Park. Small sandy tributary feeding the pond. - Males. At the seasonal wetland along Mary's Trail near NC 86. Sight
16 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-07-05 Jan Hansen 8 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy 10, Silo Pond. Sight
17 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-06-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 10 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. - Males. Sight
18 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-06-16 R Emmitt 66 Oconeechee State Preserve ponds Sight
19 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-06-09 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 4 Brumley Forest Preserve, North side of Hwy. NC 10 at silo pond. - 3 males, 1 female. Photo
20 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-06-04 R Emmitt 12 May's pond (Mike May's sister) Sight
21 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-05-31 R Emmitt 4 Emmitt neighborhood Sight
22 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-05-26 R Emmitt 30 Brumley Forest along hwy 10 Sight
23 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-05-22 Richard Stickney 10 Occoneechee Mountain SP Sight
24 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-05-14 R Emmitt 20 Occoneechee Ponds Sight
25 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2018-05-14 R Emmitt 8 Brumley Forest Sight
26 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2017-10-03 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt. 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. - Male. Sight
27 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2017-09-09 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Pond at Twin Creeks Park near junction of Eubanks Road and Old NC 86 (35.959266, -79.104926) - Males. Photo
28 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2017-06-06 Owen McConnell 12 Ayr Mount, at pond Sight
29 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2017-06-06 Owen McConnell 10 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight
30 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2017-06-05 Richard Stickney 10 Occoneechee Mountain SP Sight
31 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-10-28 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 5 Blackwood Farm Park pond. 3 males and 2 females. Sight. Sight
32 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-09-16 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Mostly males. Photo. Photo
33 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-09-15 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Occoneechee Mountain SNA; upper pond. Sight. Males and females. Sight
34 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 15 Mason Farm Biological Reserve Sight
35 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-08-12 Mike Turner 10 N.C. Botanical Garden Sight
36 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-08-10 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 15 Gold Park, Hillsborough. At stormwater retention pond. Males. Sight. Sight
37 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-08-08 John Petranka 20 Brumley Forest Preserve, South side of Hwy. NC 10. Main pond. Both sexes. Photo. Photo
38 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-08-01 John Petranka 1 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood Park. 1 male. Sight
39 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-29 Mike Turner 5 Bolin Creek; 35.93021, -79.08023 Sight
40 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-29 Mike Turner 1 Morgan Creek; 35.89083, -79.04980 Sight
41 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-29 Mike Turner 1 UT to Obie Creek; 35.87685, -79.06166 Sight
42 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-23 John Petranka 5 Stormwater Retention Pond at UNC Hospital Hillsborough Campus Waterstone Drive. Males. By sight with binoculars. Sight
43 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-22 Mike Turner 1 Bolin Creek watershed; Chapel Hill, NC Sight
44 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-07-16 John Petranka 10 Blackwood Farm Park pond. Mostly males. Sight. Sight
45 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-06-04 John Petranka 15 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. North side of Hwy. NC 10. Sight. Sight
46 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-06-01 John Petranka 19 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Near main pond on south side of Hwy. NC 10. 15 males, 4 females. Sight. Sight
47 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-05-14 John Petranka 2 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy Preserve. Near main pond on south side of Hwy. NC 10. Males. Sight
48 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2016-05-08 John Petranka 30 Blackwood Farm Park pond. Mostly males. Sight. Sight
49 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-10-17 John Petranka 1 Brumley Forest Preserve, Triangle Land Conservancy. At BioBlitz. Male. Photo. Photo
50 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-08-08 Mike Turner 1 N.C. Botanical Garden Sight
51 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-07-16 J. Mickey 6 OCMO - Along edge of upper pond. Sight
52 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-07-07 John Petranka 10 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Males. Photo
53 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-07-02 J. Mickey 4 OCMO - On upper pond. Sight
54 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-06-22 John Petranka 6 Along New Hope Creek in Falls of New Hope neighborhood park. - Males. Sight
55 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-06-21 John Petranka 15 Blackwood Farm Park, near jct. NC 86 and New Hope Church Rd.. - Mostly males, 1 ovipositing female. Photo
56 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-06-20 John Petranka 15 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Upper pond. - Mostly males. 1 pair in wheel. Photo
57 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-06-08 John Petranka 1 Piney Mountain subdivision pond, northwest of Taproot Lane. - Males. Sight
58 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-05-30 John Petranka 1 New Hope Creek at Falls of New Hope neighborhood park, Falls Drive. - Male. Photo
59 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-05-30 John Petranka, Sally Gewalt 10 Lake Michael Park near Graham, NC. Sight
60 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-05-12 John Petranka 20 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Upper and lower ponds. - Mostly males. Photo
61 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-05-05 John Petranka 1 Duke Forest Korstian Division. Along New Hope Creek near the confluence of Pine Mountain Creek. - Male. Photo
62 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2015-05-02 T. DeSantis 4 ENRI Sight
63 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-09-26 John Petranka 14 Occoneechee Mountain SNA (OCMO). Around margins of ponds. - 10 males, 4 females. Photo
64 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-09-04 John Petranka 10 Pond at intersection of Mt. Sinai Road and Wild Primrose Lane. Photo
65 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-08-16 John Petranka 15 Cane Creek Reservoir Sight
66 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-07-25 John Petranka 5 Eno River State Park (ENRI). Pleasant Green Access. - 3 males, 1 female. Photo
67 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-07-20 John Petranka 10 Pond just north of intersection of Old NC 86 and Britton Drive. Owned by Town of Carrboro. Photo
68 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-07-14 John Petranka 1 Eno River State Park (ENRI). Pleasant Green Access. - Male. Photo
69 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-05-31 Mike Turner 100 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area - upper and lower pond, Eno River, parking lot Sight
70 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-05-24 k. nealson 2 OCMO - near ocmo upper pond Sight
71 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2014-05-24 John Petranka 5 Mount Sinai Road, marshy area/power line clearing opposite Duke Forest gate #23. - Males. Photo
72 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-10-31 Mike Turner 2 Occoneechee Mt. S.N.A. - ad. males Sight
73 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-10-03 John Petranka 1 Lake Michael Park near Graham, NC. Vegetation near boat ramp. - Male. Photo
74 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 0 odeing at Occoneechee Mountain - hundreds Sight
75 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-07-16 Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Edith Tatum 0 odeing at Gold Park Sight
76 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-07-11 B. Bockhahn, K. Kittelberger, E. Tatum 45 OCMO Sight
77 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-07-04 R Emmitt 40 Oconeechee ponds Sight
78 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-06-29 Mike Turner 120 Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area Sight
79 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-06-22 Mike Turner 25 Occoneechee Mt. SNA Sight
80 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-06-15 R Emmitt 40 Emmitt Estate Sight
81 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2013-05-27 R Emmitt 60 Emmitt Estate Sight
82 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2012-07-22 k nealson 1 Sight
83 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2012-07-16 Owen McConnell 1 UNC Botanical Garden Photo online
84 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2012-07-09 Randy Emmitt, Erik Svensson 75 Eno River SP at Cole Mill and Occoneechee State Preserve - both locations Sight
85 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-10-27 R. Emmitt 1 - male seen in downtown Carrboro Sight
86 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-09-16 R. Emmitt 40 Occoneechee ponds Sight
87 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-06-05 R. Emmitt 8 Emmitt Estate and High Field Sight
88 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-06-01 R. Emmitt 25 Occoneechee ponds Sight
89 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-05-14 R. Emmitt 20 High Field/ North Fork of Little River Sight
90 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2010-05-09 R. Emmitt R. Rittmaster 4 Eno River State Park Sight
91 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-08-16 R. Emmitt M. Millard 20 High Field Sight
92 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-07-24 R. Emmitt 25 Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
93 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-07-02 E. Corey 6 ENRI - Pleasant Green Access Sight
94 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-06-13 R. Emmitt 40+ Ayrmont Park in Hillsborough Sight
95 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-06-11 R. Emmitt 40+ Emmitt Estate and pond nearby Sight
96 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-06-06 R. Emmitt, R Rittmaster 16 ENRI Pleasant Green Access Sight
97 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2009-06-04 R. Emmitt 50 Tree Frog Nursery Photo
98 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2008-05-10 R. Emmitt 20 Emmitt Pond Sight
99 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2007-06-23 R. Emmitt 12 Oconeechee SNA Sight
100 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2007-05-28 Emmitt 10 Emmitt pond Sight
101 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2006-08-05 C. Greiner 1 OCMO Sight
102 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2006-06-26 E. Corey, J. Gwinn 2 OCMO Sight
103 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2003-06-22 P. Coin 0 OCMO - common Sight
104 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2003-06-21 R. Emmitt 0 OCMO - common Sight
105 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2003-06-08 J. Rose 0 OCMO - a few each in pond and grass, all adult males Sight
106 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2003-05-29 Jeffrey Pippen 50 ENRI - Seen at Few's Ford. Sight
107 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-08-06 CB, BB, KB, HG 47 ENRI - Approx. 35 males and 12 females were observed flying and perching on the river above the Pleasant Green Access. The time observed was between 13:00 pm-15:00pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
108 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-08-05 K. Bagy H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perched on a stick in the river at the Dumont Drive Access. The time observed was 13:40 pm and the temperature was 90 F. Sight
109 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-31 H. Geiser K. Bagy 1 ENRI - One male observed flying over the river, approx. 1 ft deep, just below the Few's Ford "falls." The time observed was 11:15 am and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
110 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-31 H. Geiser K. Bagy 0 ENRI - At least five males observed flying over the river, approx. 1 ft deep, just above the Few's Ford "falls." The time observed was 11:30 am and the temperature was 89 F. Sight
111 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-30 H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One female observed perched on a small tree branch at river's edge in the section between Few's Ford and the suspension bridge, The time was 12:00 pm and the temperature was 93 F. Sight
112 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-30 K. Bagy H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perched on a stick at river's edge just above Bobbit's Hole. The time was 14:30 pm and the temperature was 95 F. Sight
113 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-22 H. Geiser K. Bagy 6 OCMO - Six males observed flying and perching at the lower pond. Two of the males were observed flying towards and around each other with the end of their abdomens point upwards. The time observed was between 14:30 pm and 15:30 pm; the temperature was 93 F. Sight
114 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-18 H. Geiser M. Balas 2 ENRI - Two males observed perched and flying along the river at the Pleasant Green Access. The time observed was 10:45 am and the temperature was 86 F. Sight
115 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-07-10 H. Geiser K. Bagy 6 OCMO - Six males observed flying and perching at the upper pond. The temperature was 94 F and the times observed were between 15:00 pm and 16:00 pm. Sight
116 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-06-26 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed chasing each other and then perching at the Pleasant Green Access at the river's edge. The time was 14:45 pm and the temperature was 85 F. Sight
117 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-06-24 H. Geiser 2 ENRI - Two males observed perching and chasing each other at the Few's Ford past the falls with the river depth being approx. 1ft. The time was 15:32 pm and the temperature was 87 f. Sight
118 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-06-19 H. Geiser 2 OCMO - Two males observed flying at the upper pond; the temperature was 80F and the time was 13:14 pm. Sight
119 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2002-06-12 A. Wallace H. Geiser 1 ENRI - One male observed perching on a small limb at Dumont Access in the river with a depth of approx. 1 ft; the time was 11:35 am witha temperature of 85 F. Sight
120 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2001-08-09 B. Bockhahn 10 OCMO - males Sight
121 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2001-06-28 B. Bockhahn 27 OCMO - 24 males and 3 females at ponds Sight
122 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2001-05-24 R. Emmitt 0 OCMO - several males Sight
123 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 2000-06-13 B. Bockhahn 20 OCMO - males and females mating, patrolling, & laying eggs- Sight
124 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1966-07-20 Grier HJ 7 University L, male=7 Collect
125 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1966-06-29 Grier HJ 4 University L, male=4 Collect
126 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1966-06-16 Grier HJ 3 University L, male=3 Collect
127 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1966-06-13 Grier HJ 2 University L, male=2 Collect
128 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1965-06-06 Paulson DR & ML 1 bog pond, Durham Co. line 2.0 mi W on rte 1718, male=1 Collect
129 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1965-05-28 Paulson DR 1 Glen Lennox L, Chapel Hill, male=1 Collect
130 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange 1965-05-13 Paulson DR & ML 1 pond, US 15, 0.6 mi E on rte 1740, male=1 Collect
131 Blue Dasher [Pachydiplax longipennis] Orange ? Duncan Cuyler 1 Donnelly, T.W. 2004. Distribution of North American Odonata. Part I, Part II and Part III d