Band-winged Meadowhawk, female -   Libellulidae   Sympetrum   semicinctum
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Butterfield Canyon,  July 28, 2006

Full View

face - Butterfield Canyon

Head and thorax from left side


Farmington Bay, June 26, 2006

Full View


Head and Thorax
head and thorax

head and thorax- lateral


Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Located July 28, 2006 at Butterfield Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
This female is 1.25 inches long with a wingspan of 2 inches.
1. Full View - dorsal
2.  Face
3. Thorax

Located  June 26, 2006 - Farmington Bay, Davis County, Utah
1., 2. Full View -  lateral
3., 4.  Head and Thorax
5., 6., 7. Appendages

  • 1 to 1 1/2 inches long. 
  • Male upper abdomen is deep red with black markings on the lower sides. 
  • The top of segments 8 and 9  are black. 
  • They have 3 black, irregular stripes on the sides of the thorax. 
  • Eyes and face are dark orange-red.
  • The wings are a rust color  from the base  to the  nodus (slight bend in a tthe wing).
  • The female is yellow instead of red and sometimes the wings are not as colored as the male. 
  • The immature male is colored like the female.

lib-ell-YEW-lid-ee   sim-PEAT-rum   

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