Spot-winged Glider

Species caption line: Col 1: Species common name (followed by scientific name). Col 2: Length (in inches; M and F if different) Col 3: Flight season (followed by relative abuldance. Row 2: Habitat.

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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Spot-winged Glider
Pantala hymenaea
1.7-2.0" M-May – M-Oct
Common.
Habitat: Open areas; ponds/pools. Feeds from dawn to dusk, often fast/erratic 2-5 m above ground. Unwary when perched-but seldom perches, then vertically on twigs.
Spot-winged Glider (M)

Male
July 28, 2012
Alpha Ridge Park
Phil Perkins

Spot-winged Glider (M)

Male
August 20, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Spot-winged Glider (M)

Male
August 1, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Spot-winged Glider (M)

Male
October 1, 1996
Alpha Ridge Park
Bob Solem

Spot-winged Glider (M)

Male
August 20, 2012
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Spot-winged Glider (F)

Female
September 9, 2006
Western Regional Park
June Tveekrem

Spot-winged Glider (exuviae)

Exuviae
July 7, 2001
Fulton Schools
Jo Solem