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Calico Pennant

Celithemis elisa

Description:

male Halloween Pennant? Correct Answer: Calico Pennant (Elisa Skimmer), female

Habitat:

On flora growing in a large field of native prairie grasses, near fresh water (lake and creek) and woods

Notes:

Looking for conformation or correction as I'm not positive with this one

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric
BugEric 7 years ago
Calico Pennant (Elisa Skimmer), female
Celithemis elisa Species Celithemis elisa - Calico Pennant - BugGuide.Net


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1 Comment

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 7 years ago

BugEric-Thank you sooo much! I'm used to seeing this dragonfly in either a yellow or a red coloration. While this one is mostly yellow, it has pink on the wing tips. The images of the females on the link you provided also show yellow on the wing tip except the image where they're mating so does the tip of her wing turn to pink when she reaches maturity or is ready to mate or something? Just curious. Thank you again! :-)))

JanelleL.Streed
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JanelleL.Streed

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Feb 23, 2014

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