Putnam County

Many potential county records!

Total number of known species: 47

Total abundance of specimens in database: 176

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Species List known from county:

Species # Records Recent
Midland Clubtail 4 1995
Russet-tipped Clubtail 1 1995
Black-shouldered Spinyleg 1 1991
Fawn Darner 2 1989
Common Green Darner 1 1995
Cyrano Darner 2 1985
Shadow Darner 1 1994
Lance-tipped Darner 3 1956
Royal River Cruiser 2 1995
Wabash River Cruiser 1 1993
Prince Baskettail 1 1977
Eastern Amberwing 6 2017
Halloween Pennant 5 1961
Calico Pennant 4 1961
Widow Skimmer 7 1995
Twelve-spotted Skimmer 5 1995
Common Whitetail 13 1995
Variegated Meadowhawk 6 1961
White-faced Meadowhawk 3 1995
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk 2 1956
Ruby Meadowhawk 6 1977
Band-winged Meadowhawk 1 1956
Autumn Meadowhawk 6 1956
Saffron-winged Meadowhawk 3 1956
Blue Dasher 2 1959
Eastern Pondhawk 7 1995
Wandering Glider 1 1961
Black Saddlebags 2 1947
Ebony Jewelwing 3 1995
American Rubyspot 7 1995
Amber-winged Spreadwing 1 1994
Spotted Spreadwing 1 1958
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing 1 1950
Slender Spreadwing 3 1997
Blue-fronted Dancer 13 1995
Violet Dancer 1 1994
Powdered Dancer 7 1995
Blue-ringed Dancer 2 2017
Blue-tipped Dancer 7 1995
Skimming Bluet 1 1972
Orange Bluet 1 1959
Stream Bluet 7 1995
Rainbow Bluet 3 1972
Familiar Bluet 10 1994
Double-striped Bluet 4 2017
Fragile Forktail 1 1950
Eastern Forktail 5 1995

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

Species County Recent
Common Sanddragon Defiance 1946
Common Sanddragon Paulding 1955
Dragonhunter Paulding 1950
Eastern Ringtail Paulding 1954
Plains Clubtail Paulding 1957
Plains Clubtail Defiance 2006
Plains Clubtail Hancock 2004
Handsome Clubtail Defiance 1943
Riverine Clubtail Paulding 1960
Cobra Clubtail Defiance 1995
Cobra Clubtail Paulding 1953
Cobra Clubtail Wood 2010
Skillet Clubtail Defiance 1950
Splendid Clubtail Hancock 2016
Arrow Clubtail Paulding 1950
Pronghorn Clubtail Paulding 1983
Pronghorn Clubtail Defiance 1945
Pronghorn Clubtail Van Wert 1999
Pronghorn Clubtail Allen 1950
Pronghorn Clubtail Hancock 2017
Dusky Clubtail Defiance 1948
Lilypad Clubtail Defiance 1948
Unicorn Clubtail Paulding 1951
Unicorn Clubtail Hancock 2017
Unicorn Clubtail Defiance 2017
Unicorn Clubtail Henry 1994
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Paulding 1994
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Defiance 1995
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Henry 1956
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Allen 1997
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Hancock 2016
Comet Darner Paulding 1949
Comet Darner Hancock 2016
Swamp Darner Defiance 1944
Swamp Darner Paulding 1942
Swamp Darner Hancock 2017
Swamp Darner Wood 2017
Swamp Darner Allen 2017
Canada Darner Defiance 1950
Green-striped Darner Paulding 1951
Swift River Cruiser Paulding 1960
Swift River Cruiser Defiance 1994
Swift River Cruiser Wood 2011
Swift River Cruiser Hancock 2017
Swift River Cruiser Allen 2017
Gilded River Cruiser Paulding 1961
Gilded River Cruiser Defiance 1995
Gilded River Cruiser Wood 2012
Georgia river cruiser Paulding 1956
Common Baskettail Paulding 1961
Common Baskettail Hancock 2016
Common Baskettail Defiance 1999
Mocha Emerald Paulding 1959
Mocha Emerald Van Wert 1960
Mocha Emerald Hancock 1960
Mocha Emerald Defiance 1960
Plains Emerald Paulding 1951
Plains Emerald Van Wert 1961
Plains Emerald Defiance 1993
Banded Pennant Defiance 1994
Spangled Skimmer Defiance 1944
Painted Skimmer Defiance 1946
Painted Skimmer Paulding 1948
Painted Skimmer Van Wert 1944
Slaty Skimmer Defiance 1957
Slaty Skimmer Allen 2017
Great Blue Skimmer Defiance 1946
Great Blue Skimmer Paulding 1960
Great Blue Skimmer Hancock 2000
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Paulding 1950
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Defiance 1962
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Henry 1950
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Hancock 2017
Dot-tailed Whiteface Defiance 1951
Dot-tailed Whiteface Hancock 2016
Dot-tailed Whiteface Paulding 1961
Spot-winged Glider Hancock 2017
Spot-winged Glider Paulding 1949
Spot-winged Glider Van Wert 2017
Spot-winged Glider Defiance 1958
Red Saddlebags Paulding 1948
Carolina Saddlebags Paulding 1942
Carolina Saddlebags Defiance 1994
Carolina Saddlebags Allen 1988
Carolina Saddlebags Hancock 2017
Smoky Rubyspot Paulding 1959
Great Spreadwing Paulding 1962
Great Spreadwing Hancock 2017
Elegant Spreadwing Defiance 1944
Elegant Spreadwing Hancock 2016
Sweetflag Spreadwing Hancock 2017
Sweetflag Spreadwing Allen 1960
Sweetflag Spreadwing Van Wert 1960
Sweetflag Spreadwing Defiance 1972
Sweetflag Spreadwing Paulding 1950
Northern Spreadwing Henry 1996
Southern Spreadwing Paulding 1949
Southern Spreadwing Defiance 1946
Southern Spreadwing Henry 1994
Emerald Spreadwing Defiance 1972
Emerald Spreadwing Paulding 1948
Emerald Spreadwing Hancock 2017
Emerald Spreadwing Wood 1997
Swamp Spreadwing Defiance 1972
Swamp Spreadwing Hancock 2016
Dusky Dancer Hancock 2017
Dusky Dancer Van Wert 2017
Dusky Dancer Allen 2017
Dusky Dancer Defiance 2017
Sedge Sprite Paulding 1954
Sedge Sprite Hancock 2016
Aurora Damsel Paulding 1944
Taiga Bluet Paulding 1945
Turquoise Bluet Hancock 2016
Hagen’s Bluet Defiance 1951
Hagen’s Bluet Paulding 1947
Boreal Bluet Defiance 1951
Vesper Bluet Defiance 1944
Vesper Bluet Wood 2004
Vesper Bluet Hancock 2016
Vesper Bluet Allen 2017
Marsh Bluet Henry 1945
Marsh Bluet Defiance 1982
Marsh Bluet Paulding 1958
Tule Bluet Hancock 2017
River Bluet Hancock 2016
Azure Bluet Paulding 1962
Azure Bluet Defiance 1950
Azure Bluet Hancock 2017
Westfall’s Slender Bluet Defiance 2004
Westfall’s Slender Bluet Hancock 2017
Westfall’s Slender Bluet Allen 2015
Citrine Forktail Paulding 1950
Citrine Forktail Hancock 2017
Citrine Forktail Van Wert 2017