Range & Habitat:
Has been found in the northern and southern counties, but
there is no reason why it could not be located elsewhere.
It is quite local and the recorded distribution may reflect the observers'
behavior more than the critter's.
Flies slow patrols over lazy streams and ponds in late
morning, chasing off other dragonflies. May be found
feeding along woodland edges and grassy parking lots.
A rather stocky darner with bold green thoracic stripes and
blue abdominal spots. The "nose" projects forward and is
The blue eyes and "nose" can make one think of
Spatterdock Darner but the green
thorax separates the males readily. The patrolling is also quite
Conservation Status:State: S3S4 - Apparently secure but should be watched
Global: G5 - Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range
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