Eastern Red Damsel

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

Clicking on any photo will enlarge the photo on most screens. (Return from the enlarged photo to this web page by clicking on the left arrow in the upper left corner of your browser.)

Click on the common name to obtain additional information.

Legend:

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


Eastern Red Damsel
Amphiagrion saucium
M: 0.9-1.1" F: 1.0-1.1" 10 May — 23 Jul
Uncommon
Habitat: Grasses/sedges. Sunlit grassy seeps, small sunny streams w/ springs, springy bogs at base of hills. Adults fly near ground within shelter of vegetation, not over open fields or water.
Eastern Red Damsel (M)

Male
June 4, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Red Damsel (M)

Male
June 18, 2016
Dr. Patel Drive
Lisa Shannon

Eastern Red Damsel (F)

Female
May 11, 2013
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Red Damsel (F)

Female
May 11, 2013
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott