Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa)

Widespread and common across NC, this small dragonfly is easily recognized by its wing pattern.
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa), male
Orange Co., NC
5 June 2007

Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa), male
Orange Co., NC
5 June 2007


Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Alleghany Co., NC
1 July 2006
Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Alleghany Co., NC
1 July 2006


Brunswick Co., NC
15 May 2004

Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa), male
Richmond Co., NC
7 Oct 2007


Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) Unidentified Pennant (Celithemis sp), male
Richmond Co., NC
7 Oct 2007

Perhaps a large Amanda's, or an aberrant Calico lacking nodal and outer wing spots? This bug was a few meters away from the individual above. It appeared to be the same size as the Calico above.


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