Odonata

Mexico

Erythemis haematogastra  -  Red Pondhawk

 

Areale di cattura interessato:

Mexico

Order

Odonata

Suborder

Anisoptera

Family

Libellulidae

Genus/species

Erythemis haematogastra

Italian name

--

English name

Red Pondhawk

 

Adult flight

?? practically all year.

Habitat

Areas with lots of vegetation near the water, are laid on branches and leaves of shrubs and trees less than 5 m. They reproduce in ponds and marshes covered by plants.

The species is reported in Belize; Brazil; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; French Guiana; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru; Venezuela.

Description

Dimensions: body 44-50 mm;
                   rear wing 30-37mm,
                   abdomen 30-39 mm.
Maschi : Brown eyes, brown chest with red abdomen.
Females and teneral: Brown eyes, brown chest with beige abdomen.

 


Erythemis haematogastra :    Red Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis haematogastra :    Red Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis haematogastra :    Red Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis haematogastra :    Red Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis haematogastra :    Red Pondhawk (male)

 

 

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