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

Similar species:

Male abdomen length: 48.0

Male hind wing length: 47.0

Female abdomen length: 50.0

Female hind wing length: 47.0

Local distribution: Eastern lowlands.

Habitat: Forest.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Species range: USA, Mexico, Central America, South America

Updated: 31 October 2013





Credits: Text and images copyright by William Haber and David Wagner, 2013