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Anax junius (green darner)

Synonyms: Anax spiniferus

Wikipedia Abstract

The green darner is one of the largest extant dragonflies: males grow to 76 mm (3.0 in) in length with a wingspan of up to 80 mm (3.1 in). Females oviposit in aquatic vegetation, eggs laid beneath the water surface. Nymphs (naiads) are aquatic carnivores, feeding on insects, tadpoles and small fish. Adult darners catch insects on the wing, including ant royalty, moths, mosquitoes and flies. \n* Mating, wheel position \n* Egg-laying \n* Female \n* Uncommon blue form female, Ottawa, Canada
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Attributes

Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States
Chippewa Nature Center   Michigan, United States    
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States
Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake Preserve 274 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Emblem of

Washington

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
3Jorrit 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.
Protected Areas provided by Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Chippewa Nature Center
Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake
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