Odonata

Mexico

Erythemis plebeja  -  Pin-tailed Pondhawk

 

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Mexico

Order

Odonata

Suborder

Anisoptera

Family

Libellulidae

Genus/species

Erythemis plebeja

Italian name

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English name

Pin-tailed 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.
Male : Brown eyes, brown chest with red abdomen.
Female and teneral: Brown eyes, brown chest with beige abdomen.

 


Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)



Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (female)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (female)

 

 

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