Found throughout most of the state with the exception of steeper sloped regions. Appears to be more closely associated with lakes and ponds than M. illinoiensis. Also, unlike M. illinoiensis, not as limited to lower elevations. Adults seem more likely to be found flying away from water than M. illinoiensis. When at water, they are often found cruising the shoreline well into dusk. Though the flight season is shifted about two weeks earlier than that of M. illinoiensis, both species seem to peak in the later half of June and early July.
Status: G5 N5 S5
Flight Period: May 15 – August 8