Banded Pennant

Celithemis fasciata

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Photo of a male Banded Pennant dragonfly
The banded pennant, Celithemis fasciata, is a small dragonfly (to about 1½ inch long) with distinctive black markings and reddish eyes.
Donna Brunet
Family

Libellulidae (skimmers) in the order Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies)

Description

The banded pennant is a small dragonfly (to about 1½ inch long) with distinctive black markings and reddish eyes. Learn more about the banded pennant and other dragonflies (suborder Anisoptera) in their group entry.