lance-tipped darner

(Aeshna constricta)

Conservation Status
lance-tipped darner
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

Total Length: 2½ to 2

 
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

Marshes, ponds, lakes, and slow streams.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

Early July to late September

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Nymph Food

 
 

 

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 16, 18, 24, 30.

 
  9/11/2020      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Fairly common

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies)  
 

Suborder

Epiprocta  
  Infraorder Anisoptera (dragonflies)  
 

Superfamily

Aeshnoidea  
 

Family

Aeshnidae (darners)  
 

Genus

Aeshna  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Aeschna constricta

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

lance-tipped darner

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Darner Dragonfly....

....I am not sure if it is a female blue eyed darner or some other darner. It just seemed to be resting.

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Uploaded on Aug 21, 2010

Photographed near Fisher, Minnesota (20 August 2010).

 
       

 

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9/9/2020

Location: Rural Norman County, Mn. near Sandpiper Prairie SNA....

....I am not sure if it is a female blue eyed darner or some other darner. It just seemed to be resting.

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