Mocha Emerald

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.


Mocha Emerald (M)

Male
August 31, 2008
North Laurel Park
June Tveekrem

Mocha Emerald (M)

Male
September 1, 2008
North Laurel Park
June Tveekrem

Mocha Emerald (M)

Male
June 6, 2010
North Laurel Park
Sue Muller

Mocha Emerald (M appendages)

Male (appendages)
August 31, 2008
North Laurel Park
June Tveekrem

Mocha Emerald
Somatochlora linearis
2.2-2.8" L-Jun — L-Sep
Uncommon.
Habitat: Usually feeds 7-10 a.m. over roads and clearings at 6-10', but also in forested undergrowth. Deeply shaded intermittent small forest streams w/ shallow riffles. Most active in early morning/late afternoon to dark. Adults may land on shaded tree trunks.