Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The White-faced Meadowhawk starts out with a yellow face, which becomes white as the insect ages. The male has a red abdomen with black triangles on the sides, an unmarked thorax, black legs and dark wing veins. Females and young males are yellow to brown.
Size: 31-39 mm (1.2-1.5 in)
Habitat: ponds, lakes and slow streams
Great Plains Range: KS, NE, SD, ND, NM, CO, WY, MT, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: early June to mid September>
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
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