Eastern Amberwing

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.


Eastern Amberwing
Perithemis tenera
0.8-1.0" M-May – E-Oct
Common.
Habitat: Still waters of deeper ponds and slow parts of streams and rivers. Perches on tips of weeds or twigs; mimics wasps. Prefers sunshine.
Eastern Amberwing (M)

Male
June 4, 2004
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Eastern Amberwing (M)

Male
July 8, 2013
Centennial Park
Linda Hunt

Eastern Amberwing (M)

Male
July 19, 2012
Elkhorn Garden Plots
Jo Solem

Eastern Amberwing (M)

Male
July 1, 2014
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Amberwing (M)

Male
July 30, 2013
Gateway Business Park
Linda Hunt

Eastern Amberwing (F)

Female
June 22, 2013
Schooley Mill Park
Nancy Magnusson

Eastern Amberwing (F)

Female
July 29, 2005
Howard County
ZoAnn Lapinsky