Family: Darners (Aeshnidae)
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The subarctic darner is primarily a European and Canadian species. Until the mid 1990s it was known from only three localities in the United States, including one site in the southern tier of New York State (Donnelly 1992)
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At present, there is a single known population of the subarctic darner in New York State. A record from non-breeding habitat in the Adirondacks indicates the likelihood of additional undiscovered populations in this region and perhaps elsewhere in the state where bogs are found. However, this is primarily a species of Canada and northern Europe, is considered rare in most of the northern states where it occurs, and is not expected to be found in a large number of locations in New York.
There is no information on population trends at the single known site that has existed since at least 1973.