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Eastern pondhawk (male)

Erythemis simplicicollis


The species is distinguished in that the female is bright green and the adult male has a blue abdomen with a green face and green and blue thorax.


The Eastern Pondhawk (Erythemis simplicicollis), also known as the Common Pondhawk, is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to the eastern two-thirds of the United States and southern Ontario, Canada.


Saw in WG Jones state forest

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Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 9 years ago

Thank you for the help, I had know idea where to start haha just started to learn to identify insects

Jake Barnes
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Jake Barnes

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Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 17, 2012

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