A small blue dragonfly with a white face, a black tip to the abdomen, and a black-and-yellow-striped thorax. Both sexes have an amber patch at the base of each hindwing. Males develop a sky-blue (or Carolina-blue) abdomen when they approach maturity.
On a stick at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Lat: 29.78, Long: -90.11
Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013