Calico Pennant

Celithemis elisa

The Calico Pennant or Elisa Pennant is a dragonfly found in North America, in the Pennant genus of dragonflies.


Flight period is late May to early August. Its average length is 1.2 in . Males have red heart-shaped markings on the dorsal side of the abdomen that is yellow in the females. Their wings have three red areas: one at the tip, one in the middle, and one large area close to the body.
Time to take off A dragon is not a fly
neither a fly is a dragon,
Tell me how come a dragonfly be a dragonfly,
when she neither a dragon nor a fly.  Anisoptera,Calico Pennant,Celithemis elisa

Naming

* ''Celithemis eponina'' – Halloween Pennant

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderOdonata
FamilyLibellulidae
GenusCelithemis
SpeciesC. elisa