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Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
The Calico Pennant (Celithemis elisa) is a small dragonfly of the eastern U.S. where it can be found at quiet ponds and bogs. The photos here were digital captures in the Angelina National Forest, Angelina Co., Texas in May 2003 and were shot with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 1.4 extender and 550 EX flash. These photos were taken in a pitcher plant bog in a long leaf pine forest. The round, black objects under the abdomen are water mites of some species.
The next two shots show a male Calico Pennant in Hemstead Co., Arkansas, in September, 2007. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The next 2 images show a teneral female Calico Pennant at Buescher State Park, Bastrop Co., Texas, in May, 2009. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The male Calico Pennant shown here was in the Ouachita National Forest, Montgomery Co., Arkansas, in June, 2009. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The next 2 shots, of a male and a female Calico Pennant, were taken at Buzzard Swamp in the Allegheny National Forest, Forest Co., Pennsylvania, in June, 2010, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and 580 flash.
The young male Calico Pennant on the right was in Jasper Co., Texas, in March, 2011. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The male Calico Pennant on the right was at Kolomoki Mounds State Park, Early Co., Georgia, in May, 2011. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Gus Engling W.M.A.,
Anderson Co., Texas
9 June 2013
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Gus Engling W.M.A.,
Anderson Co., Texas
9 June 2013
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Gus Engling W.M.A.,
Anderson Co., Texas
9 June 2013
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
female
along Ranch Road,
just west of Flambeau River,
Rusk Co., Wisconsin
15 June 2014
45.3176
-91.2290
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
young male
10-Acre Pond,
Centre Co., Pennsylvania
26 June 2015
40.8009
-77.9438
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
10-Acre Pond,
Centre Co., Pennsylvania
26 June 2015
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
10-Acre Pond,
Centre Co., Pennsylvania
26 June 2015
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
10-Acre Pond,
Centre Co., Pennsylvania
26 June 2015
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
young male
Beaver Dam Meadow,
Stone Creek Road,
Huntington Co., Pennsylvania
26 June 2015
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Cold Sulphur Springs Lake,
Goshen,
Rockbridge Co., Virginia
30 June 2015
Lat 37.975797, Lon -79.517283
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Cold Sulphur Springs Lake,
Goshen,
Rockbridge Co., Virginia
30 June 2015
Lat 37.975797, Lon -79.517283
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Cold Sulphur Springs Lake,
Goshen,
Rockbridge Co., Virginia
30 June 2015
Lat 37.975797, Lon -79.517283
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery,
Charles City Co., Virginia
7 June 2017
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery,
Charles City Co., Virginia
7 June 2017
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
male
Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery,
Charles City Co., Virginia
7 June 2017
Calico Pennant
Celithemis elisa
young male
Gus Engeling WMA,
Anderson Co., Texas
8 July 2017