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Another Dragonfly

Started by csand, 06/08/2003 04:49PM
Posted 06/08/2003 04:49PM Opening Post
I believe this is an immature Common Whitetail but the black on the wings is not quite right. ??


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Posted 06/08/2003 05:34PM #1

That is most likely the Twelve-spotted Skimmer, Libellula pulchella, either a female or an immature male. Note that there are three spots per wing, for a total of twelve.

Very observant that you noticed that the wing spots weren't quote right!

Very beautiful picture, BTW. I think I am going to have to start trying my hand at dragonfly photography.


Jeff 8O