Canada Darner (Aeshna canadensis)

Order: Odonata (oh-do-NAY-ta) (Info)
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: canadensis (ka-na-DEN-sis) (Info)

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

, Newfoundland and Labrador

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On Jul 31, 2006, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

One of the good guys as they eat many insects. I grew up calling them horse stingers and we were frightened to death of them. However, they are harmless although they can nip if held by the tail! It is our largest dragonfly and quite common around our gardens in mid-late summer.