Band-winged Meadowhawk

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

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


Band-winged Meadowhawk
Sympetrum semicinctum
1.0-1.2" M-Jun – L-Oct
Uncommon.
Habitat: Running water; marshes. Perches low in tall grasses. Forages in morning from tips of plants in marshy areas.
Band-winged Meadowhawk (M)

Immature
June 13, 2014
Beaverbrook
Richard Orr

Band-winged Meadowhawk (M)

Immature
June 18, 2014
Beaverbrook
Richard Orr

Band-winged Meadowhawk (M)

Male
July 17, 2004
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Band-winged Meadowhawk (M)

Male
August 30, 2008
Meadowbrook Park
Richard Orr

Band-winged Meadowhawk (F)

Female
August 23, 1997
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem

Band-winged Meadowhawk (female ovipositing)

Female (exuding eggs)
August 1, 1997
Wesley Lane
Bob Solem