Beaverpond Baskettail Epitheca canis McLachlan, 1886S3 (Watch list)  Synonyms: Tetragoneuria canis.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Corduliidae   >   Genus Epitheca   

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Beaverpond Baskettail (Epitheca canis) is a northern species of baskettail, found in Maryland only at high elevations in Garrett Co. This dragonfly breeds in vegetated ponds or lakes, and slow-flowing streams (Paulson, 2011). Beaverpond Baskettail is uncommon in Garrett at the proper season, beginning a week or two earlier than Common Baskettail (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia). It is ranked as S3 (watch list).

There are 8 records in the project database.

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A Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/10/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A female Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The appendages of a male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The female genitalia of a Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The genital pocket of a male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/21/2013). Verified by Richard Orr. Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A female Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The female genitalia of a Beaver Pond Baskettail in the Adirondack Mountains, New York (6/28/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)


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