Kennedy's Emerald - Somatochlora kennedyi (Walker, 1918)

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

Range & Habitat:

Known in New Jersey from only a very few locations, possibly comprising a remnant population.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 24 May
Late Date: 15 June

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

Male Oblique - Photo by Allen Barlow
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See the chart of NJ Striped Emerald male claspers


Conservation Status:
State: S? Not yet ranked
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range