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Calico Pennant

Celithemis elisa

Description:

A mid-sized pennant. Males are red with black and red markings on the abdomen and red cerci. The hind wings have a large red spot at the base and small dark markings throughout the rest of the wing with dark wingtips. The dark markings in the wings can be variable but always have dark wingtips. Females and immature males are the same as mature males except red is replaced with yellow.

Habitat:

Ponds and associated grassy areas.

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2 Comments

JuneMita
JuneMita 8 years ago

Great series of pennants

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Lovely!

LoisStacey
Spotted by
LoisStacey

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 21, 2006
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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