Common Baskettail (Epitheca cynosura)

Order: Odonata (oh-do-NAY-ta) (Info)
Family: Corduliidae
Genus: Epitheca
Species: cynosura

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Houston, Texas
Magnolia, Texas

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On May 19, 2008, catbird8 from Houston, TX wrote:

Medium size, rapid flyer. Male patrols 2 - 3 feet above the water in a figure 8 loop, close to the bank; occasionally hovering. Dull color but interesting pattern on thorax and abdomen. Broad dark triangle at the base of hind wings is diagnostic.

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