Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum (Hagen, 1861)

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Variegated Meadowhawk (Sympetrum corruptum) is a highly-migratory dragonfly, common to abundant in much of the Great Plains and West, which frequently occurs as a vagrant or transient to much of eastern North America. In Maryland, there is a single specimen record from May 12, 2012, in Prince Georges County (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A vagrant Variegated Meadowhawk in Cape May Co., New Jersey (10/28/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A vagrant Variegated Meadowhawk in Cape May Co., New Jersey (10/28/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Maryland has a single vagrant record in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/12/2012). Photographed here in Live Oak Co., Texas (12/1/2011). Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

A Variegated Meadowhawk near the Salton Sea, California (10/9/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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