Amber-winged Spreadwing

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Amber-winged Spreadwing
Lestes eurinus
M: 1.7–2.1" F: 1.7–1.9" 8 Jun — 4 Aug
Uncommon
Habitat: Vegetated ponds. Perches on rushes. Bogs, boggy pond/lake margins. Shallow ponds.
Amber-winged Spreadwing (M)

Male
July 11, 1997
Schooley Mill Park
Bob Solem

Amber-winged Spreadwing (M)

Male
July 11, 1997
Schooley Mill Park
Bob Solem

Amber-winged Spreadwing (F and M)

Female (top) and Male
June 22, 1996
Manor Woods E.S.
Bob Solem

Amber-winged Spreadwing (M appendages - dorsal)

Male (appendages - dorsal)
October 4, 1997
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem