common baskettail

(Epitheca cynosura)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

common baskettail

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

Mid-May to mid August

Habitat

Ponds, lakes, streams, and rivers.

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Identification

 

 
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Species

 


Naiad Food

 

 
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Life Cycle

 

 
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Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 7, 16, 18.

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Taxonomy

Order:

Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies)

 

Suborder:

Epiprocta

 

Infraorder:

Anisoptera (dragonflies)

 

Superfamily:

Cavilabiata

 

Family:

Corduliidae (emeralds)

 

Subfamily:

Corduliinae

 

Genus:

Epitheca

 

Subgenus:

Epitheca (Tetragoneuria)

 
Synonyms

Tetragoneuria cynosura

 
Common
Names

common baskettail


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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