Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)

Uncommon to rare and local in the NC piedmont, this large spiketail is a treat to find.
Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
21 May 2008

Note the arrowhead shapes on the abdomen.


Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
22 May 2008

Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
25 May 2007

Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
25 May 2007

The sides of the middle abdomenal segments are mostly unmarked.

Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
25 May 2007

Enjoying a snack full of bee vitamins . . .

Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
25 May 2007


Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua) Arrowhead Spiketail (Cordulegaster obliqua)
Orange Co., NC
29 May 2004


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