Taxon profile


Migrant Hawker
Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Odonata - dragonflies »  family Aeshnidae »  genus Aeshna

Scientific synonyms

Aeschna mixta Latreille, 1805
Aeschna alpina Selys, 1848
Libellula coluberculus Harris, 1782
Aeshna coluberculus Harris, 1782
Aeschna coluberculus

Least Concern


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From North Africa through south and central Europe to the Baltic region and across Asia to China and Japan. As it is a migratory species it can occur outside its normal range and in recent years it has been spreading northwards. It was discovered in 2011 in Alberta, Canada.
Author: Tomas HLUSKA

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214308]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Paulson D., Schorr M., (2005-2013): World Odonata List 2015-02-26 [], Slater Museum of Natural History [as Aeshna mixta Latreille, 1805]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2015

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