Rhionaeschna psilus Calvert, 1947Aeshnidae
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Female
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Male

Male identification:

  • Eyes green.
  • Thorax brown with two bold lime green lateral stripes with kinks.
  • Abdomen dark with extensive fine green markings and blue at base.
  • Sternum of S10 sky blue.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male, but lacks blue trim and yellow-green markings not as bright.

Similar species:

Male abdomen length: 42.0

Male hind wing length: 42.0

Female abdomen length: 42.0

Female hind wing length: 42.0

Habitat: Sunny ponds.

Species range: USA, Mexico, Central and South America

Updated: 20 July 2013





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