Eastern Ringtail

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

Eastern Ringtail
Erpetogomphus designatus
1.7-2.2" E-May — E-Sep
Habitat: Potomac River (northern limit); feeds at edges of cornfields near river. Shallow rivers and streams w/ gravel or sand bottoms, riffles. Perches on low vegetation along shore on bank or rocks.
Eastern Ringtail (M))

August 14, 2007
Browns Bridge, Rocky Gorge Reservoir
Hans Holbrook