Dragonhunter - Hagenius brevistylus (Selys, 1854)

This is a species of concern. Please report any encounters to Odonata Central.

Range & Habitat:

Recorded throughout most of the state but unrecorded from much of the Piedmont region.

Found on rivers and large streams, occasionally lakes.

Flight Season:
Early Date: 12 June
Late Date: 30 September

Flight season charts created from records in the official database maintained by Allen Barlow.

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Conservation Status:
State: S3S4 Apparently secure but should be watched
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range