"Western" Cherry-faced Meadowhawk - Sympetrum internum (Montgomery, 1943)

Range & Habitat:

The exact range and status of this species and "Jane's" Meadowhawk is currently under review, hence the mapped range may not be accurate.

Hangs out in typical meadowhawk places, still water, ponds and bogs.

Flight Season:
Early Date: 10 June
Late Date: 27 October

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

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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A little red bug with black triangles down the sides of the abdomen and a red face. Not identifiable in the field in New Jersey, click here for a discussion of this complex.


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