Paddle-tailed Darner
Location: Cochrane, AB
Date: Aug. 28, 2005
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Paddle-tailed Darner - left inset shows male appendage and right inset shows the anal triangle with 3 cells.

Common Name:  Paddle-tailed Darner

Latin Name:  Aeshna palmata Hagen, 1856
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  63 to 74 mm

Range:   West of the Foothills

Habitat:  Marshes, ponds and lakes

Time of year seen:  July to October (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Soft-bodied flying Insects



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