Ruby Meadowhawk

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.


Ruby Meadowhawk
Sympetrum rubicundulum
1.1-1.5" E-Jun – L-Oct
Common.
Habitat: Ponds, small temporary ponds, vegetation near ponds (almost never over open water). Forages from weed stems.
Ruby Meadowhawk (M)

Male
June 23, 2013
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Ruby Meadowhawk (M)

Male
July 1, 2011
Manor Woods E.S.
Richard Orr

Ruby Meadowhawk (M)

Male
July 16, 2006
Gorman NRA
June Tveekrem

Ruby Meadowhawk (M)

Male
July 1, 2011
Manor Woods E.S.
Richard Orr

Ruby Meadowhawk (M)

Male
May 13, 2013
Meadowbrook Park
Bonnie Ott

Ruby Meadowhawk (M hamules)

Male (hamules)
July 1, 2011
Waterford Farm
Wes Earp

Ruby Meadowhawk (M and F)

Wheel
July 1, 2011
Manor Woods E.S.
Richard Orr

Ruby Meadowhawk (F)

Wheel
July 10, 2016
MPEA
Linda Hunt