Odonata

Mexico

Erythemis simplicicollis  -  Eastern Pondhawk

 

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Mexico

Order

Odonata

Suborder

Anisoptera

Family

Libellulidae

Genus/species

Erythemis simplicicollis

Italian name

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English name

Eastern Pondhawk

 

Volo adulti

?? 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.

Descrizione

Dimensions: body 44-50 mm;
                   rear wing 30-37mm,
                   abdomen 30-39 mm.
Maschi : Blue eyes, chest and blue abdomen.
Female and teneral: Green eyes, green chest with black inlays, green abdomen with black spots.

 


Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (female)

Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (female)

Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (female)

Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (female)

Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (female)



Erythemis simplicicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (juvenile male)

Erythemis simplicollis :    Eastern Pondhawk (juvenile male)



Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

Erythemis plebeja :    Pin-tailed Pondhawk (male)

 

 

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