Gynacantha nervosa Rambur, 1842Aeshnidae
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Male identification:

  • Dull, greenish-brown.
  • Four small black spots on side of thorax.
  • Eyes green-brown.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Size: Very large

Body length: 72.0

Local distribution: Lowlands to 1500 m on both slopes.

Habitat: Marshes and swamps?

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

Male abdomen length: 52

Female abdomen length: 51

Female hindwing length: 47

Updated: 7 March 2007





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