Aeshna canadensis

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Canada darner
Female A. canadensis ovipositing
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: A. canadensis
Binomial name
Aeshna canadensis
Walker, 1908

Aeshna canadensis, the Canada darner, is a species of dragonfly in family Aeshnidae. It is common throughout southern Canada and the northern United States.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Paulson, D. R. (2009). "Aeshna canadensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Dunkle, S.W., Dragonflies through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America. New York:Oxford University Press, 2000.
  3. ^ Mead, Ken. Dragonflies of the North Woods. 2nd edition. Duluth, MN:Kollath+Stensaas, 2009, p.30-31.

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