Common Migratory Mender (Anax junius)

Anax junius, the green dragonfly or June dragonfly is a species of anisopterous odonate of the Aeshnidae family native to North America, although with distribution in parts of Central America and Caribbean islands. The June darning dragonfly or green darning dragonfly is one of the largest and fastest dragonflies, flights of up to 85 km/h and transfers of 135 km per day have been reported.

It is found in lakes and ponds, also in slow streams. Due to its migratory nature, it is possible to observe it anywhere, both in places with bodies of water and in places without surface water.

Their main diet consists of small and very small insects, such as mosquitoes and black flies. The larvae feed on water fleas and mosquito larvae.