Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Distinctive wing pattern; dark subterminal wing marking extends across wing from leading edge to trailing edge.
Ponds, marshes (breeding), old fields (foraging)
mostly: Jun-Aug, yr-round in FL (BG data)
Males are not territorial, perch near edge of ponds, waiting for incoming females. Mating typically takes place in the morning. Oviposition is in tandem. Frequently seen perched on weeds in fields as it forages, pivoting with the wind.
Usually the most common of the Celithemis pennants.
subterminal wing marking restricted to leading edge of wing (in Halloween Pennant, subterminal wing marking extends across wing from leading edge to trailing edge)