Scientific Name: Nesoxenia lineata
Common Name: Striped Grenadier
This dragonfly is a smaller “grenadier”species, relatively uncommon, and inhibits swampy forests.
There are yellow bands on the sides of the thorax. The abdomen is thin and narrow, spear-shape in appearance, segments 6-8 are red, 9-10 are black. Females are similar in thoracic markings.
Young males perch for long period on twigs over shallow leafy-forest pools.