Spiny Baskettail - Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) spinigera (Selys, 1871)

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

Range & Habitat:

Known from a few locations in the northwest, usually in the vicinity of conifers.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 28 May
Late Date: 22 June

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

Male Lateral - Photo by Allen Barlow

Intermediate body shape between Common and Beaverpond Baskettail, males must be identified by examination of the claspers.


Conservation Status:
State: SH historical records only
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range