Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)

Widespread and common in western US & Canada; strays/wanders eastward. This species should be called "variable meadowhawk" as it seems to be variable in size, color pattern and exact range! It's a rare stray in the fall to North Carolina with a single record.
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Sierra Co., CA
14 July 2007
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Sierra Co., CA
14 July 2007

Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Mono Co., CA
12 July 2007
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Mono Co., CA
12 July 2007
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Mono Co., CA
12 July 2007
Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Alabama Hills area of Inyo Co., CA
19 July 2007

Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Missoula Co., MT
7 Sep 2013

Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum)
Missoula Co., MT
13 Sep 2014

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