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Genus Gynacantha - Two-Spined Darners

DARNER - MANGROVE? - Gynacantha nervosa Twilight Darner (Gynacantha nervosa)? - Gynacantha nervosa - female Twilight Darner - Gynacantha nervosa - male Gynacantha nervosa Bar-sided Darner - Gynacantha mexicana Dragonfly on front door today - Gynacantha nervosa Twilight Darner - Gynacantha nervosa Twilight darner - Gynacantha nervosa - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Aeshnidae (Darners)
Genus Gynacantha (Two-Spined Darners)
Other Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Scientific Names
Range
Florida and south Texas into the tropics
Habitat
Breed in ephemeral fish-free pools. Adults are mainly crepuscular, found during the day roosting in shade. Often enter buildings looking for roosts.