Striped Saddlebags - Tramea calverti (Muttkowski, 1910)

Range & Habitat:

A very rare vagrant from the south, there were a few records in the years following an eruption in the early 90's and again along the coast in 2010.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 28 June
Late Date: 28 October

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

Male Dorsal - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Unlike our other Saddlebags, the hindwing has a narrow reddish-brown basal stripe instead of the large patch. The thorax is brown with paler stripes and the black on abdominal segments S8-S10 extends around the sides of the segments.


Conservation Status:
State: SZN An occasional vagrant, no mapable populations
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range