Common Sanddragon

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 Sanddragon
Progomphus obscurus
2.0-2.2" E-May — E-Aug
Uncommon.
Habitat: Small to medium streams. Adults wander; sometimes found perching from weed tops to treetops far from larval habitats. Predominantly on sandy sections of Patuxent/Little Patuxent Rivers on mud/sandbars. Wary.
Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
June 24, 2013
David Force WMA
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
June 2, 2007
Marriottsville, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
June 24, 2013
David Force WMA
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
June 27, 2009
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
July 28, 2012
Savage Park
Richard Orr

Common Sanddragon (M)

Male
September 13, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon (F)

Male
July 28, 2012
Meadowbrook Park
Phil Perkins

Common Sanddragon

Emerging
May 31, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon

Emerged
May 31, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon

Emerged
June 2, 2016
MPEA
Bonnie Ott

Common Sanddragon (exuviae)

Exuviae
June 25, 1997
Old Frederick Road, PVSP
Jo Solem