Eastern Pondhawk

Erythemis simplicicollis

Summary 5

Erythemis simplicicollis, the eastern pondhawk, also known as the common pondhawk, is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to the eastern two-thirds of the United States and southern Ontario and Quebec, Canada. It is a dragonfly of ponds and still waters. The species is distinguished in that the female is bright green with a banded abdomen and the mature male has a blue abdomen with a green face and green and blue thorax.

Where to Find at Duck Creek 6

Along the banks of Duck Creek.

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  1. (c) techguy_does_naturephotography, all rights reserved, uploaded by Kyle Chavez, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/79335752
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  4. (c) techguy_does_naturephotography, all rights reserved, uploaded by Kyle Chavez, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/79336201
  5. Adapted by Kyle Chavez from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythemis_simplicicollis
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