Dragonflies of CREW

These dragonflies are found throughout the CREW hiking trails. Habitat dictates which dragonflies may be found at any given location. A dragonfly’s voracious appetite for mosquitos help to keep these pests at bay.

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This chart is the work product of G.Luther.                               v.2015

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Banded-Winged Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax umbrata)    Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)

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Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina)                   Marl Pennant (Macrodiplax balteata)

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Needham’s Skimmer (Libellula needhami)                  Scarlett Skimmer (Crocothemis servilia)

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Slaty Skimmer (Libellula incesta) (M)                           Eastern Amberwing ( Perithemis tenera) (F)

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Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis) M (l) and F (r)