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Odonates from north-central Suriname, November 2011:



From November 09 - 16 2011 Sheridan and I were on a birding trip to north-central Suriname, and while there I tried to photograph odonates whenever possible; here are the results:

PART A: the damselflies, darners and clubtails .

1) Argia sp. within gallery woods in white-sand savanna zone:



2) Argia sp. within gallery woods in white-sand savanna zone:



3) Argia sp. within gallery woods in white-sand savanna zone:



4) Hetaerina sp. within gallery woods in white-sand savanna zone:




5) probably Homeoura sp. per Dennis Paulson; open small creek with reeds near Paramaribo:





6) Darner sp. small clearing inslide large forest tract in white-sand savanna zone southeast of Airport; per Dennis Paulson possibly Gynacantha chelifera - described from Rio de Janeiro, southern Brazil and a virtually unknown species:


from below:







7) likely Coryphaeschna amazonica per Dennis Paulson; feeding in a small loose swarm of mosty darners late afternoon in clearing amidst extensive tall primary forest on 400m ridge line (Brownsberg):




8) likely Coryphaeschna viriditas per Dennis Paulson: feeding in a small loose swarm of mosty darners late afternoon in clearing amidst extensive tall primary forest on 400m ridge line (Brownsberg):




9) Gynacantha membranalis found dead inside kitchen of restaurant in small clearing amidst tall primary forest at 400m (Brownsberg):



9A) Pale Green Darner Triaganthacyna septima found outside our door in hallway of small hotel in resedential Paramaribo:



10) Aphylla sp. per Dennis Paulson; on small trail deep in woodland on white-sand savanna: