Libellulidae - [?] family
Species that live on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 1 October 2018)


Libellulidae - [?] family
[information to be added]

Mount Desert Island is home to 21 species in 8 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Celithemis (2 species)
      Celithemis elisa - calico pennant
      Celithemis martha - Martha’s pennant
   Ladona (2 species)
      Ladona exusta - white corporal
      Ladona julia - chalk-fronted corporal
   Leucorrhinia (5 species)
      Leucorrhinia frigida - frosted whiteface
      Leucorrhinia glacialis - crimson-ringed whiteface
      Leucorrhinia hudsonica - Hudsonian whiteface
      Leucorrhinia intacta - dot-tailed whiteface
      Leucorrhinia proxima - red-waisted whiteface
   Libellula (3 species)
      Libellula pulchella - twelve-spotted skimmer
      Libellula quadrimaculata - four-spotted skimmer
      Libellula semifasciata - painted skimmer
   Nannothemis (1 species)
      Nannothemis bella - elfin skimmer
   Pantala (1 species)
      Pantala flavescens - wandering glider
   Plathemis (1 species)
      Plathemis lydia - common whitetail
   Sympetrum (6 species)
      Sympetrum costiferum - saffron-winged meadowhawk
      Sympetrum danae - black meadowhawk
      Sympetrum internum - cherry-faced meadowhawk
      Sympetrum obtrusum - white-faced meadowhawk
      Sympetrum semicinctum - band-winged meadowhawk
      Sympetrum vicinum - autumn meadowhawk




Celithemis (pennant)
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Celithemis elisa (calico pennant) - [information to be added]

Celithemis martha (Martha’s pennant) - [information to be added]


Ladona (corporal)
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Ladona exusta (white corporal) - [information to be added]

Ladona julia (chalk-fronted corporal) - [information to be added]

(identified by Tom Hayward; click on image to enlarge)


Leucorrhinia (whiteface)
[information to be added]

Leucorrhinia frigida (frosted whiteface) - [information to be added]

Leucorrhinia glacialis (crimson-ringed whiteface) - [information to be added]

Leucorrhinia hudsonica (Hudsonian whiteface) - [information to be added]

Leucorrhinia intacta (dot-tailed whiteface) - [information to be added]

Leucorrhinia proxima (red-waisted whiteface) - [information to be added]


Libellula (skimmer)
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Libellula pulchella (twelve-spotted skimmer) - [information to be added]

(click on image to enlarge)

Libellula quadrimaculata (four-spotted skimmer) - [information to be added]

Libellula semifasciata (painted skimmer) - [information to be added]


Nannothemis (skimmer)
[information to be added]

Nannothemis bella (elfin skimmer) - [information to be added]


Pantala (glider)
[information to be added]

Pantala flavescens (wandering glider) - [information to be added]

Pantala hymenaea (spot-winged glider) - [information to be added]


Plathemis (whitetail)
[information to be added]

Plathemis lydia (common whitetail) - [information to be added]

(click on image to enlarge)


Sympetrum (meadowhawk)
[information to be added]

Sympetrum costiferum (saffon-winged meadowhawk) - [information to be added]

Sympetrum internum (cherry-faced meadowhawk) - [information to be added]

Sympetrum obtrusum (white-faced meadowhawk) - [information to be added]

Sympetrum semicinctum (band-winged meadowhawk) - [information to be added]

Sympetrum vicinum (autumn meadowhawk) - [information to be added]