Arrowhead Spiketail Cordulegaster obliqua (Say, 1839)S2 (State rare)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Cordulegastridae   >   Genus Cordulegaster   

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Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) is a very large, strikingly marked dragonfly of small forested streams. Its dorsal abdomen has a conspicuous series of yellow triangular markings, which are quite noticeable, even in flight (Paulson, 2011). This species is considered S2 (state rare) in Maryland.

There are 45 records in the project database.

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An Arrowhead Spiketail in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/15/2010). Photo by Dave Czaplak. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/21/2011). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/8/2017). Photo by Pat Groller. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Washington Co., Maryland (6/2/2018). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/28/2018). Photo by Rick Borchelt. (MBP list)

Arrowhead Spiketail in Maryland (6/24/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/15/2018). Photo by Richard Crook. (MBP list)

Arrowhead Spiketail in Maryland (6/24/2020). (c) pcowartrickmanphoto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Pamela Cowart-Rickman. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Kent Co., Maryland (6/11/2011). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/21/2020). Verified by Rick Cheicante & Rick Borchelt. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/3/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/15/2019). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

An Arrowhead Spiketail in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/26/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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