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Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker)

Synonyms: Aeshna americana; Aeshna brachystigma; Aeshna caucasica; Aeshna crenatoides; Aeshna lapponica; Aeshna picta; Aeshna undulata

Wikipedia Abstract

The common hawker, moorland hawker or sedge darner (Aeshna juncea) is one of the larger species of hawker dragonflies. It is native to Palearctic (from Ireland to Japan) and northern North America. The flight period is from June to early October.It is 74 millimetres (2.9 in) long with a brown body. The male has a black abdomen with paired blue and yellow spots on each abdominal segment, and narrow stripes along the dorsal surface of the thorax.
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Infraspecies

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Afon Eden – Cors Goch Trawsfynydd 702 Wales, United Kingdom
Afon Teifi/ River Teifi 1768 Wales, United Kingdom  
An den Ziegenböcken 996 Germany  
Beuche - Wethautal 726 Germany  
Border Mires, Kielder – Butterburn 29286 England, United Kingdom
Borrowdale Woodland Complex 1650 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands 354692 Scotland, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Cors Caron 2130 Wales, United Kingdom
Cors Fochno 1613 Wales, United Kingdom
Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens 1154 Wales, United Kingdom  
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dartmoor 57244 England, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Dollberg u. Eisener Wald 2293 Germany  
Dorset Heaths 14161 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Elstertal zwischen Greiz und Wünschendorf 3959 Germany  
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Esperstedter Ried - Salzstellen bei Artern 2323 Germany  
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Fagnes de Samrée et de Tailles (Houffalize; La Roche-en-Ardenne; Vielsalm) 2126 Belgium  
Fanges des sources de l'Aisne (Manhay) 1492 Belgium  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr 4390 Wales, United Kingdom
Großer Ettersberg 4038 Germany  
Hainich 37155 Germany  
Harbottle Moors 2314 England, United Kingdom  
Haute-Lesse (Bertrix; Daverdisse; Libin; Paliseul) 945 Belgium  
Haute-Lomme (Libin; Libramont-Chevigny; Saint-Hubert) 4979 Belgium  
Hoy 23474 Scotland, United Kingdom
Ingleborough Complex 14256 England, United Kingdom
Inverpolly 29349 Scotland, United Kingdom
Jägersburger Wald und Königsbruch bei Homburg 1599 Germany  
Jägersruh - Gemäßgrund - Thüringische Moschwitz 3395 Germany  
Kenfig/ Cynffig 2945 Wales, United Kingdom
Lake District High Fells 66717 England, United Kingdom
Leinawald 4280 Germany  
Leutratal - Cospoth - Schießplatz Rothenstein 4258 Germany  
Lewis Peatlands 69055 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Limbacher u. Spieser Wald 4085 Germany  
Loch Etive Woods 6522 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Loch Maree Complex 38882 Scotland, United Kingdom
Loch Moidart and Loch Shiel Woods 4341 Scotland, United Kingdom
Marais de la Haute-Semois et Bois de Heinsch (Arlon; Attert; Etalle; Habay) 4697 Belgium  
Merrick Kells 21494 Scotland, United Kingdom
Mittelgrund 1636 Germany  
Mittlerer Thüringer Wald westlich Oberhof 2562 Germany  
Mointeach nan Lochain Dubha 1013 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morrone Birkwood 787 Scotland, United Kingdom
Morvern Woods 4763 Scotland, United Kingdom
Mòine Mhór 2843 Scotland, United Kingdom
Naturschutzgroßvorhaben Ill 2691 Germany  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North Somerset and Mendip Bats 1387 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Pennewitzer Teiche - Unteres Wohlrosetal 1045 Germany  
Plateau des Hautes-Fagnes (Baelen; Jalhay; Malmedy; Waimes) 9860 Belgium  
Pöllwitzer Wald 5016 Germany  
Rabbruch und Osternheuland 1451 Germany  
Rannoch Moor 24965 Scotland, United Kingdom
Rassal 2514 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Raunerbach- und Haarbachtal 680 Germany  
Rhinog 7770 Wales, United Kingdom
River Wye/ Afon Gwy 5523 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Rothaarkamm und Wiesentäler 8515 Germany  
Rum 26775 Scotland, United Kingdom
Schwalenberger Wald 6736 Germany  
Schwarzatal ab Goldisthal mit Zuflüssen 4702 Germany  
Skipwith Common 729 England, United Kingdom  
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
South Dartmoor Woods 5330 England, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
South Solway Mosses 4849 England, United Kingdom
Strath 3426 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
Strensall Common 1408 England, United Kingdom  
Subberthwaite, Blawith and Torver Low Commons 4609 England, United Kingdom
Tarbert Woods 3944 Scotland, United Kingdom
Taynish and Knapdale Woods 2388 Scotland, United Kingdom
Tayvallich Juniper and Coast 2999 Scotland, United Kingdom
The Lizard 8048 England, United Kingdom    
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Thüringer Wald von Ruhla bis Großer Inselsberg 5787 Germany  
Vallée de la Gueule en aval de Kelmis (Plombières; Welkenraedt) 1409 Belgium  
Vallée de la Hulle (Gedinne) 3738 Belgium  
Westliches Schiefergebirge um Steinheid und Scheibe-Alsbach 4297 Germany  
Wilde Gera bis Plaue und Reichenbach 1324 Germany  
Winterton – Horsey Dunes 1053 England, United Kingdom  
Wipfragrund - Stausee Heyda 1428 Germany  
Wisenta und Zeitera 991 Germany  
Witherslack Mosses 1202 England, United Kingdom
Woolmer Forest 1647 England, United Kingdom
Zeitzer Forst 1040 Germany  

Prey / Diet

Acanthocyclops vernalis[1]
Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker)[2]
Agabus bipustulatus[2]
Agabus sturmii[2]
Argyroneta aquatica (European water spider)[1]
Callicorixa praeusta[2]
Chydorus latus[1]
Corixa dentipes[2]
Corixa punctata (lesser water boatman)[2]
Corynoneura scutellata[1]
Einfeldia dorsalis[1]
Enallagma cyathigerum (Common Blue Damselfly)[1]
Glyptotendipes pallens[1]
Holocentropus picicornis[1]
Hydroporus erythrocephalus[2]
Ilybius fuliginosus[2]
Lestes sponsa (Emerald Damselfly)[1]
Limnephilus marmoratus[1]
Lumbriculus variegatus (blackworm)[1]
Notonecta glauca (Water boatman)[2]
Procladius sagittalis[1]
Scapholeberis mucronata[1]
Sialis lutaria (Common Alderfly)[1]
Sympetrum danae (Black Darter)[1]
Tanytarsus buchonius[1]

Predators

Aeshna juncea (Common Hawker)[2]
Dytiscus marginalis (Predaceous diving beetle)[2]
Holocentropus picicornis[2]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Temporal Variation in Food Web Structure: 16 Empirical Cases, Kenneth Schoenly and Joel E. Cohen, Ecological Monographs, 61(3), 1991, pp. 267–298 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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