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Martha's Pennant - NB

We may have found one at Kerrs Lake, Charlotte county, July 22, 2016. Paul B has only one record for NB up to 2014 ... one seen near Saint…

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Common Gomphids; dorsal & lateral.

Some authors divide the genus Gomphus into Subgenera, which keeps similar species in their own group.In Gomphus (Phanogomphus) there are 4…

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Ophiogomphus males - dorsal of our 7 species, lateral of 6

Notice especially the ABSENCE of yellow makings on the dorsal surface of abdominal segments 8, 9 & 10 (last 3 segments) in O. mainensis…

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Autumn Meadowhawk

My first attempt at identifying a dragonfly and I got it!  Had it confirmed though to make sure :-)  Pictures taken today, October 5th, 201…

Started by Carmella Melanson

0 Oct 5

Autumn Meadowhawk sympeturm vicinum September 23,2017

MONCTON - What's with this red Tailed Pennant dragonfly  almost got walked on

Started by Tom Finck

5 Sep 25
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Dragonfly Sept 9/17 Quispamsis approx 11:00 PM at moth lights

This critter joined moths at lights last evening...caused quite a ruckus.

Started by Joanne Savage

6 Sep 10
Reply by Joanne Savage

Swamp darner found in NB.   Only a little blurb about it as they talk about lots of things, but…

Started by E

3 Aug 23
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Pantala & Aeshna

Today at Eastern Passage , Halifax Co  on a pond teaming with Whitetails and 12 spots were my FOY Wandering Glider ( there were 2 ) and a l…

Started by Derek Bridgehouse

2 Jul 31
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Unique Spotted 4-Spotted Skimmer

Found today in Eastern Passage , Halifax Co., this Libellua quadramaculata with dark wing tips . It is considered a " form" of quadramacula…

Started by Derek Bridgehouse

1 Jul 31
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Blue Dasher

Blue Dasher ( Pachydiplax longipennis) today at Red Bridge Pond NS Dartmouth male & female

Started by Derek Bridgehouse

3 Jul 25
Reply by Nancy Mullin

Lilypad Forktail (Ischnura kellicotti) - a new damselfly for the Maritimes

On July 10th Miranda Weigensberg and I found Lilypad Forktail (Ischnura kellicotti) in abundance on Douglas Lake, just west of Welsford in…

Started by John Klymko

6 Jul 20
Reply by Derek Bridgehouse

WILLIAMSON'S EMERALD ~~ Male (Somatochlora williamsoni) ~~ July 16, 2017 ~~ Charlotte County, NB

Sorry I have no image to share, but I am 100% confident in my ID here.  I did some research, looking at images of emeralds, and the male th…

Started by Gail Taylor

1 Jul 17
Reply by Tony

Dragonhunter and 12-spotted having lunch

Dragonhunter having lunch, Grand Lake, July 16, 2017. I couldn't help but add a close-up. Hagenius brevistylus - Dragonhunter Libellula pul…

Started by Jimmy Dee

9 Jul 17
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