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Four-spotted Pennant

Brachymesia gravida

Description:

Four-spotted Pennants are most easily recognized by the combination of a single dark patch in the middle of each wing and a white nodal bar. It is widespread and common throughout its range with a stable population.

Habitat:

Preferred habitat is mostly lakes, coastal marshes, drainage canals and artificial lakes. Tolerates high alkalinity and perhaps some salinity.

Notes:

Native to Florida. I found hundreds of these flying about the park today. From a distance it appears as a swarm of dragonflies.

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Karen Hileman
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Karen Hileman

Cocoa, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 20, 2012
Submitted on Aug 20, 2012

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