Erythemis simplicicollis

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Eastern Pondhawk
Eastern Pondhawk, male, Florida.jpg
Eastern Pondhawk, female.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Erythemis
Species: E. simplicicollis
Binomial name
Erythemis simplicicollis
(Say, 1839)
In 'wheel-position', Gatineau, Quebec

The Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the Common Pondhawk, is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to the eastern two-thirds of the United States and southern Ontario and Quebec, Canada. The species is distinguished in that the female is bright green and the adult male has a blue abdomen with a green face and green and blue thorax.


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