Species Details

Aeshna eremita

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Common NameLake Darner SeasonalityJune to September in British Columbia (Paulson, 2009). IdentificationBlue or green notched stripes on lateral sides of thorax (Figure 2). Very similar in appearance to Canada Darners (A. canadensis) but different by having a larger size,a notched posterior thoracic stripe, and a black horizontal line bisecting the frons. They are easily differentiated from other congeneric species by their large sizes and their thoracic stripe pattern(Paulson, 2009).

Scientific Name Aeshna eremita Common Name Lake Darner Seasonality June to September in British Columbia (Paulson, 2009). Identification
Blue or green notched stripes on lateral sides of thorax (Figure 2). Very similar in appearance to Canada Darners (A. canadensis) but different by having a larger size,a notched posterior thoracic stripe, and a black…
Blue or green notched stripes on lateral sides of thorax (Figure 2). Very similar in appearance to Canada Darners (A. canadensis) but different by having a larger size,a notched posterior thoracic stripe, and a black horizontal line bisecting the frons. They are easily differentiated from other congeneric species by their large sizes and their thoracic stripe pattern(Paulson, 2009).
Life History
Females oviposit on floating vegetation and in emergent plant stems. Nymphs are aquatic predators among vegetation. Adults are terrestrial and hunt insects in flight (Cannings, 2002). They areoften found in feeding…
Females oviposit on floating vegetation and in emergent plant stems. Nymphs are aquatic predators among vegetation. Adults are terrestrial and hunt insects in flight (Cannings, 2002). They areoften found in feeding swarms in great numbers (Hutchings and Halstead, 2011).
Conservation Common (Hutchings and Halstead, 2011). Diet Info Both adults and nymphs are predatory (Cannings, 2002). Range Spans southern Canada from British Columbia to Labrador. Found as far south as Minnesota and New York (Paulson, 2009).
Aeshna eremita
Aeshna eremita

Citation

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"Aeshna eremita, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-24322. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Odonata Suborder Anisoptera Family Aeshnidae Genus Aeshna Species Aeshna eremita
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

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This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Authorship

Name Chen, R.
Role species page author
Date 2013

References

Specimen Information

There are 12 specimens of this Species.

12 results plotted on map in 8 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

IN898 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Muir Lake (Undet.) Collected ByBaker, R. L. Date Collected1978-09-01

IN899 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Bigoray River Collected ByBaker, R. L. Date Collected1979-05-08

IN900 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cold Lake (Undet.) Collected ByBaker, R. L. Date Collected1979-08-22

IN901 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cynthia Collected ByBaker, R. L.

IN1497 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Devon Collected ByBaker, R. L. Date Collected1979-09-15

IN1541 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cynthia Collected ByBaker, R. L.

IN1578 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cynthia Collected ByBaker, R. L. Date Collected1979-08-10

IN1579 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Cynthia Collected ByBaker, R. L.

IN1580 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Wakomao Lake Collected ByReist, J. D.

IN3356 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Muskeg River (Undet.) Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1976-07-22

IN3357 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Muskeg River (Undet.) Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1977-06-23

IN3358 - Aeshna eremita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Clearwater Lake Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1977-09-21