Halloween Pennant

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.


Halloween Pennant
Celithemis eponina
1.4-1.7" M-Jun — L-Sep
Common.
Habitat: Marsh-loving; ponds, lakes/marshes: adults often found in adjacent fields where they feed. Tolerates windy conditions. Most butterfly-like dragonfly; forages from the tips of tall weeds in open fields. Often perches w/ FWs vertical, HWs horizontal on tops of emergent rushes. Active in the morning.
Halloween Pennant (M)

Male
May 27, 2010
Waverly Pond
Russ Ruffing

Halloween Pennant (M)

Male
July 25, 2012
Mount Pleasant
Annette Allor

Halloween Pennant (M)

Male
September 16, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Halloween Pennant (M and F in wheel)

M and F (in wheel)
July 5, 2004
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Halloween Pennant (F)

Female
June 22, 2012
Schooley Mill Park
Annette Allor

Halloween Pennant (F)

Female
August 28, 2001
Font Hill Park
June Tveekrem

Halloween Pennant (exuviae)

Exuviae
June 21, 2006
Lake Elkhorn
Jo Solem