Dragonflies (Odonata) Emerging from Brackish Pools in Saltmarshes of Gaspé, Quebec
Keywords:Lestes congener, Libellula quadrimaculata, Sympetrum danae, Odonata, dragonflies, saltmarsh, salinity, Gaspé, Baie des Chaleurs, Quebec
AbstractEnallagma hageni, Lestes disjunctus, Sympetrum costiferum, Sympetrum danae, Sympetrum internum, and Sympetrum obtrusum were observed emerging from brackish pools with an overall salinity range of 6.0-17.3 ppt in three saltmarshes in Gaspé, Quebec. Lestes congener, Libellula quadrimaculata, and species of Sympetrum were prominent among the larvae in these pools.
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