Red Saddlebags

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; UMDCF - University of Maryland Central Farm. 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

Red Saddlebags
Tramea onusta
1.6-2.0" E-Jun – L-Sep
Habitat: Locally common in southern U.S.
Black Saddlebags (immature male)

Male (immature)
October 2, 1999
Meadowbrook Park
Nancy Magnusson/Bob Solem photo