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Twin-spotted Spiketail

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.


Twin-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster maculata
2.5-3.0" L-Apr — E-Jul
Rare.
Habitat: Rapid, small to medium-sized woodland streams w/ sand or gravel substrates; feeds along forest edges. Patrols from 9 a.m. to dusk, peak about 6 p.m., flies near surface of water. Perches on weed stems or twigs at oblique angle, usually within 3' of ground.
Twin-spotted Spiketail

Male
April 13, 2016
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Twin-spotted Spiketail

Male
June 26, 2013
Henryton Road, PVSP
Richard Orr

Twin-spotted Spiketail

Male
June 26, 2013
Henryton Road, PVSP
Richard Orr

Twin-spotted Spiketail

Male
June 26, 2013
Henryton Road, PVSP
Richard Orr

Twin-spotted Spiketail

Female
June 26, 2008
Middle Patuxent Environmental Area
June Tveekrem