Anax amazili (Burmeister, 1839)Aeshnidae

Male identification:

  • Top of frons with a black spot.
  • Thorax lime green.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Size: Very large

Body length: 70.0

Local distribution: Lowlands of both slopes. Probably a migrant in Monteverde.

Habitat: Ponds and marshes on both slopes to about 600 m.

Species range in Middle America: USA, Mexico, Guatemala to Panama, South America

Male abdomen length: 47

Female abdomen length: 44

Female hindwing length: 49

Updated: 22 March 2008

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