Rhionaeschna marchali (Rambur, 1842)Aeshnidae

Male identification:

  • Thorax with two narrow, crooked pale stripes.
  • Sternum of S10 black.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Similar species:

Male abdomen length: 44.0

Male hind wing length: 39.0

Female abdomen length: 42.0

Female hind wing length: 39.0

Local distribution: Eastern slope at 2000 m.

Habitat: Small streams and trickles in open sites.

Abundance: Common.

Species range: Venezuela to Bolivia.

Updated: 22 April 2014

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