Common Green Darner

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.


Common Green Darner
Anax junius
2.7-3.2" M-Mar — E-Nov
Common
Habitat: Wide range of habitats; shallow heavily vegetated ponds/slow streams. Flies early a.m. to dark; often perches low among weeds and grass. A fierce predator; spends most of daylight hours on the wing. Migratory.
Common Green Darner (M)

Male
April 13, 2012
Wincopin Trail
Annette Allor

Common Green Darner (M)

Male (immature)
September 25, 2013
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Common Green Darner (M)

Male (immature)
August 27, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Common Green Darner (M and F in wheel)

Male and Female (in wheel)
July 28, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Phil Perkins

Common Green Darner (M and F ovipositing)

Male and Female (ovipositing)
March 3, 2012
U of MD Central Farm
Richard Orr

Common Green Darner (M and F ovipositing)

Male and Female (ovipositing)
April 10, 2014
Font Hill
Bonnie Ott

Common Green Darner (F)

Female
September 30, 2004
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Common Green Darner (F)

Female
August 8, 2001
Fulton Schools
Bob Solem

Common Green Darner (emergence)

Emergence (on exuviae)
September 27, 1997
Alpha Ridge Park
Bob Solem

Common Green Darner (exuviae)

Exuviae
September 10, 2012
West Friendship Park
Bonnie Ott