Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum (Hagen, 1861)  

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Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) is a highly-migratory dragonfly, common to abundant in much of the Great Plains and West, which frequently occurs as a vagrant or transient to much of eastern North America. In Maryland, there is a single specimen record from May 12, 2012, in Prince Georges County (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Variegated Meadowhawk in Calvert Co., Maryland (4/11/2020). (c) jasoneavery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jasoneavery via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A vagrant Variegated Meadowhawk in Cape May Co., New Jersey (10/28/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A vagrant Variegated Meadowhawk in Cape May Co., New Jersey (10/28/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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