Photo by Melody

Sedge Darner, Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea)

Order: Odonata (oh-do-NAY-ta) (Info)
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: juncea


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

, Newfoundland and Labrador

By Todd_Boland
Thumbnail #1 of Sedge Darner, Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea) by Todd_Boland

By wallaby1

Thumbnail #2 of Sedge Darner, Common Hawker (Aeshna juncea) by wallaby1

Member Notes:

Positive Todd_Boland On Aug 1, 2006, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b) wrote:

All dragonflies are beneficial insects. This species is most common near bodies of water in Newfoundland. It is very similar to A. canadensis, but the latter is often found quite a ways from water sources. It is a fairly common species.

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