Dragonhunter

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.


Dragonhunter
Hagenius brevistylus
3.0-3.4" E-Jun — M-Sep
Uncommon.
Habitat: Slow-moving rivers; occasionally streams w/ nearby woodlands. May hunt along forest edges.
Dragonhunter (M)

Male
June 26, 2011
River Road, PVSP
Richard Orr

Dragonhunter (M)

Male
July 2, 2010
Font Hill Park
Russ Ruffing

Dragonhunter (F)

Female
June 24, 1999
Gorman NRA
Bob Solem

Video (dragonhunter consuming moth)
June 21, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Dragonhunter (just emerged)

Just emerged
Jun 6, 2010
Savage Mill Trail
Richard Orr

Dragonhunter (teneral)

Teneral
Jun 7, 2007
Woodstock, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Dragonhunter (exuviae)

Exuviae
Jun 7, 2007
Woodstock, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Dragonhunter (exuviae)

Exuviae
Jul 7, 1999
Wincopin Trail
Jo Solem