Slender Baskettail - Epitheca (Tetragoneuria) costalis (Selys, 1871)

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

Range & Habitat:

Known from isolated locations in south Jersey, the habitat seems to be similar to Common Baskettail.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 15 May
Late Date: 28 June

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


Very similar to Common Baskettail, but with a more slender abdomen and longer cerci. For a detailed comparison, click here. Formerly called Stripe-winged Baskettail.


Conservation Status:
State: S3 Rare in New Jersey
Global: G4 Apparently secure globally