Gynacantha nervosa Rambur, 1842Aeshnidae
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Male identification:

  • Thorax dull, greenish-brown with four small black spots on side.
  • Eyes green-brown.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Similar species:

Male abdomen length: 51.0

Male hind wing length: 49.0

Female abdomen length: 50.0

Female hind wing length: 47.0

Local distribution: Eastern lowlands.

Habitat: Marshes and slow areas of streams.

Abundance: Common.

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

Updated: 31 October 2013





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