Band-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum semicinctum (Say, 1839)S3 (Watch list)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Libellulidae   >   Genus Sympetrum   


Band-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum semicinctum) is a distinctively-marked species, with conspicuous translucent amber wing patches basally. This libellulid is widespread across much of north America, and usually occurs in marshes or ponds (Paulson, 2011). There are records from northern and central The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia). This species is considered S3 (watch list) in Maryland.

There are 115 records in the project database.

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A male Band-winged Meadowhawk in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/19/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Band-winged Meadowhawk in Washington Co., Maryland (8/30/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A Band-winged Meadowhawk in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/11/2018). Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)

Band-winged Meadowhawk in Howard Co., Maryland (7/14/2020). (c) mcnod, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mcnod via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A newly emerged Band-winged Meadowhawk in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Band-winged Meadowhawk in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/15/2015). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

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