Red-veined Pennant Celithemis bertha Williamson, 1922S1 (Highly state rare)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Libellulidae   >   Genus Celithemis   

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Red-veined Pennant (Celithemis bertha) is a pennant distributed through the southeast. It breeds in lakes with a sand bottom, open water, and grassy fields nearby (Paulson, 2011). A small population was recently discovered in St. Mary's County in 2014, a significant range extension (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 15 records in the project database.

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A male Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/4/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A male Red-veined Pennant in St. Marys Co., Maryland (8/4/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/12/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A teneral male Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/12/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/1/2015). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A teneral female Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/12/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Red-veined Pennants in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/14/2021). (c) jasoneavery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jason Avery. (MBP list)

A teneral female Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/26/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Red-veined Pennant in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) Nathaniel Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by Nathaniel Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A teneral female Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's, Maryland (7/26/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Red-veined Pennant in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/31/2021). (c) rosalie-rick, all rights reserved. Photo by rosalie-rick via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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