Hagenius brevistylus is a species of dragonfly found in the northern parts of North America. It is a medium-sized dragonfly, with a body length of up to 4 cm and a wingspan of up to 6 cm. It is distinguished by its short, stout abdomen and its yellow-brown coloration. It is found in a variety of habitats, including wetlands, ponds, and slow-moving streams. Its lifespan is typically 2-3 years, and its current population is stable.
Name Origin: Hagenius brevistylus is a species of dragonfly that was first described by the German entomologist Hermann August Hagen in 1861. The species name brevistylus is derived from the Latin words brevis, meaning "short", and stylus, meaning "style", referring to the short style of the male genitalia.
Related Species: Hagenius brevistylus, Hagenius abyssinicus, Hagenius strigosus