Beaverpond Baskettail Epitheca canis McLachlan, 1886S3 (Watch list)    Synonyms: Tetragoneuria canis.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Corduliidae   >   Genus Epitheca   

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Beaverpond Baskettail (Epitheca canis) is a northern species of baskettail, found in Maryland only at high elevations in Garrett Co. This dragonfly breeds in vegetated ponds or lakes, and slow-flowing streams (Paulson, 2011). Beaverpond Baskettail is uncommon in Garrett at the proper season, beginning a week or two earlier than Common Baskettail (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia). It is ranked as S3 (watch list).

There are 11 records in the project database.

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A Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/10/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A female Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The appendages of a male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The female genitalia of a Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The genital pocket of a male Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/21/2013). Verified by Richard Orr. Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A female Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

The female genitalia of a Beaver Pond Baskettail in the Adirondack Mountains, New York (6/28/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). Determined by Rick Cheicante. Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Maryland (6/8/2020). (c) Rick Cheicante, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Maryland (6/8/2020). (c) Rick Cheicante, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Maryland (6/8/2020). (c) Rick Cheicante, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

Beaverpond Baskettail in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/6/2011). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)


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