Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Variegated Meadowhawk

Sympetrum corruptum

Description:

The variegated meadowhawk reaches an average body length between 1.5 and 1.9 inches and has a slim abdomen. Males are typically dark brown or black in color with red, pink, and gold-brown markings. The wings hold pink markings and yellow spots can sometimes occur along the sides of the thorax. Females of this species are not as bright as males, but hold similar markings. Young individuals are orange, yellow, pale green, and gold-brown in color.

Habitat:

Trickle trough running through greenbelt area in housing development.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2013
Submitted on Sep 26, 2013

Related Spottings

sympetrum vulgatum Sympetrum sanguineum [Sympetrum fonscolombii] Dragonfly

Nearby Spottings

Texas parsley     Prairie parsley   Prairie parsnip    Wild dill Aloe Eastern Cottontail Acorn shell
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors