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Shadow darners are very common and are in all provinces and territories of Canada, as well as 42 states in the U.S. This species is not found in Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Hawaii and Alaska.
There are two described sub-species: Aeshna umbrosa umbrosa, which is found in the eastern part of North America, and Aeshna umbrosa occidentalis, which is found in the western part of North America. They appear to differ only in geographic range.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )