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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Erythemis vesiculosa - Great Pondhawk

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Erythemis (Pondhawks)
Species vesiculosa (Great Pondhawk)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erythemis vesiculosa (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Libellula vesiculosa Fabricius 1775
Range
mostly FL, TX (BG data)
Life Cycle
migratory