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Common Whitetail Dragonfly

Libellula lydia

Description:

Female dragonfly

Habitat:

Backyard near lake Champlain


1 species ID suggestions

Dragonfly (Common Whitetail)
Libellula lydia Common Whitetail

3 Comments

mattsilvia7
mattsilvia7 2 years ago

Thanks for the ID!
Sadly, this dragonfly didn't last much longer. I went back an hour later and found her caught in a nearby spider's web. (See additional photo)

ClaudiaRamirez
ClaudiaRamirez 2 years ago

Hi !
It looks like a common whitetail (female), look the pics at Wikipedia :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 2 years ago

Dragonfly is the common name.

Burlington, Vermont, USA

Lat: 44.50, Long: -73.24

Spotted on May 28, 2011
Submitted on May 28, 2011

Reference

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