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Halloween Pennant

Celithemis eponina

Description:

Celithemis eponina (Drury, 1773) Size Length 3.8 cm Identification: Distinctive wing pattern.

Habitat:

Males are not territorial, perch near edge of ponds, waiting for incoming females. Mating typically takes place in the morning. Oviposition is in tandem. Frequently seen perched on weeds in fields as it forages, pivoting with the wind. Year-round in Florida, summer in northern part of range.

Notes:

Usually the most common of the Celithemis pennants.

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2 Comments

mystified45
mystified45 9 years ago

auntnance123 . . . .thank you for the hep.

auntnance123
auntnance123 9 years ago

Very nice series.

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Bonita Springs, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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