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Calico Pennant

Celithemis elisa

Description:

The Calico Pennant or Elisa Pennant (Celithemis elisa) is a dragonfly found in North America, in the Pennant genus of dragonflies. Males (like this spotting) have red heart-shaped markings on the dorsal side of the abdomen that is yellow in the females. Their wings have three red areas: one at the tip, one in the middle, and one large area close to the body.

Habitat:

This one was spotted at the stork ponds at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center near Jackson (Aiken County), SC.

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KenCheeks
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KenCheeks

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on Dec 28, 2014

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