Spotted Spreadwing

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.


Spotted Spreadwing
Lestes congener
M: 1.3–1.7" F: 1.2–1.5" 26 Jul — 17 Nov
Uncommon
Habitat: Permanent/temporary ponds, including stagnant water. Flies in wetlands or fields adjacent to highly vegetated lake/pond shores.
Spotted Spreadwing (M)

Male
June 9, 2013
West Friendship Park (Fox Chase)
Bonnie Ott

Spotted Spreadwing (M)

Male
October 4, 1997
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem

Spotted Spreadwing (F)

Female
October 4, 1997
Gateway Business Park
Bob Solem

Spotted Spreadwing (F)

Female
June 9, 2013
West Friendship Park (Fox Chase)
Bonnie Ott