Mantled Baskettail - Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) semiaquea (Burmeister)

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

Range & Habitat:

Common on the coastal plain and has recently been located in two locations in Sussex County.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 24 April
Late Date: 24 June

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

Male Lateral - Photo by Allen Barlow
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Very similar to Common Baskettail, but the abdomen is wider at the base and the wing spot usually extends to the nodus and generally shows a clear area in the center.


Conservation Status:
State: S3S4 Apparently secure but should be watched
Global: G4 Apparently secure globally