Anax amazili (Burmeister, 1839)Aeshnidae

Male identification:

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

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Similar species:

Male abdomen length: 47.0

Male hind wing length: 48.0

Female abdomen length: 45.0

Female hind wing length: 50.0

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

Abundance: Uncommon.

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

Updated: 22 March 2008

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