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She is on a landscaping timber in front of my azaleas.
This is mos def a Plathemis lydia (Common Whitetail) Female. The males have a pruinose abdomen (whitish/powdery.) They also have an entirely different wing pattern. The female whitetail has pale markings on the abdomen on each segment, but the twelve-spotted skimmer has an unbroken line on each side of the abdomen.Great pic!
Lat: 37.51, Long: -77.65
Spotted on Jun 17, 2011 Submitted on Jun 17, 2011