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Species Aeshna eremita - Lake Darner

U/I Mosaic Darner Adirondacks NY - Aeshna eremita - male Lake Darner - Aeshna eremita - male Lake darner - Aeshna eremita - male Tagish Darner - Aeshna eremita Canada Darner? - Aeshna eremita Lake Darner - Aeshna eremita - male Lake larva - Aeshna eremita Aeshna eremita - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Aeshnidae (Darners)
Genus Aeshna (Mosaic Darners)
Species eremita (Lake Darner)
Larva distinguished by small spine on S5

Adults can be distinguished, at least in New England, based on anterior thoracic stripe lacking flag and posterior stripe broader at top.(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts
Blair Nikula, Jennifer L. Loose, Matthew R. Burne. 2003. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.