Lawrence County

Lots of potential county records here!

Total number of known species: 43

Total abundance of specimens in database: 96

Places to visit: Lake Vesuvius,  Dean Forest, Symmes Wildlife Area, See our Searching for Dragonflies and Damselflies Tab

Species List known from county:

Species # Records Recent
Common Sanddragon 3 1990
Elusive Clubtail 4 1899
Ashy Clubtail 2 1899
Lancet Clubtail 1 1997
Springtime Darner 3 1990
Fawn Darner 5 1990
Common Green Darner 1 1993
Swamp Darner 1 2009
Arrowhead Spiketail 1 1996
Prince Baskettail 1 1960
Common Baskettail 1 1997
Mocha Emerald 3 1998
Eastern Amberwing 3 2006
Calico Pennant 2 1996
Blue Corporal 1 2005
Widow Skimmer 2 1960
Spangled Skimmer 1 1996
Twelve-spotted Skimmer 1 1996
Slaty Skimmer 1 1993
Common Whitetail 1 1996
Ruby Meadowhawk 1 1998
Autumn Meadowhawk 1 1993
Blue Dasher 3 1996
Eastern Pondhawk 6 2017
Spot-winged Glider 3 2002
Black Saddlebags 1 1958
Ebony Jewelwing 4 1998
Sweetflag Spreadwing 1 1938
Slender Spreadwing 1 1960
Blue-fronted Dancer 4 1998
Violet Dancer 5 1998
Blue-tipped Dancer 6 1998
Dusky Dancer 1 1960
Aurora Damsel 1 2009
Orange Bluet 3 1997
Vesper Bluet 1 1961
Stream Bluet 2 1960
Familiar Bluet 2 1960
Double-striped Bluet 1 1960
Azure Bluet 1 1960
Fragile Forktail 5 2002
Eastern Forktail 4 2002
Citrine Forktail 1 1960

 Species found in surrounding counties, but yet to be reported: (possible county records to watch for)

Species County Recent
Gray Petaltail Gallia 1994
Dragonhunter Gallia 1993
Dragonhunter Scioto 1994
Midland Clubtail Gallia 1937
Russet-tipped Clubtail Scioto 2016
Pronghorn Clubtail Jackson 1936
Laura’s Clubtail Gallia 1993
Black-shouldered Spinyleg Gallia 1993
Northern Pygmy Clubtail Scioto 1984
Swift River Cruiser Gallia 1993
Swift River Cruiser Scioto 2016
Allegheny River Cruiser Scioto 1961
Allegheny River Cruiser Gallia 1996
Royal River Cruiser Scioto 1996
Stream Cruiser Gallia 1993
Stream Cruiser Jackson 2009
Umber Shadowdragon Scioto 1983
Smoky Shadowdragon Scioto 1991
Smoky Shadowdragon Gallia 1990
Clamp-tipped Emerald Jackson 1995
Halloween Pennant Scioto 1991
Halloween Pennant Gallia 1992
Halloween Pennant Jackson 1993
Banded Pennant Jackson 2017
Banded Pennant Scioto 2017
Painted Skimmer Scioto 1997
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Jackson 1995
White-faced Meadowhawk Scioto 1897
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Scioto 1897
Dot-tailed Whiteface Jackson 1993
Wandering Glider Jackson 1995
American Rubyspot Scioto 1970
American Rubyspot Gallia 1959
Smoky Rubyspot Scioto 1897
Great Spreadwing Jackson 1992
Elegant Spreadwing Jackson 2017
Northern Spreadwing Scioto 1958
Southern Spreadwing Gallia 1960
Southern Spreadwing Scioto 1970
Swamp Spreadwing Jackson 1986
Powdered Dancer Jackson 1988
Powdered Dancer Gallia 1933
Blue-ringed Dancer Scioto 2002
Eastern Red Damsel Gallia 1900
Turquoise Bluet Jackson 1936
Turquoise Bluet Scioto 1997
Skimming Bluet Scioto 2017
Skimming Bluet Gallia 1992
Skimming Bluet Jackson 1993
Westfall’s Slender Bluet Gallia 1992
Westfall’s Slender Bluet Scioto 2017