Gynacantha mexicana Selys, 1868Aeshnidae
Male
Female
MaleFemale

Male identification:

  • Dull greenish-brown ground color.
  • Black stripe on thorax behind hind leg.
  • Eyes brown.

Female identification:

  • Dull greenish-brown ground color. Thorax with a few dark spots on side and a black stripe on metepimeron

Size: Very large

Body length: 78.0 f

Local distribution: Lowlands to 1500 m on both slopes.

Habitat: Forest.

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

Female abdomen length: 59

Female hindwing length: 59

Updated: 7 March 2007





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