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Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly (male)

Sympetrum vicinum

Description:

The abdomen of most male Autumn Meadowhawk dragonflies is entirely red. Not this guy! Some older individuals may have more dark markings than the color pattern typical of most males.

Habitat:

Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...

Notes:

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Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on Oct 21, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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