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Common Whitetail dragonfly (teneral female)

Libellula lydia, Plathemis lydia


One of two teneral female Common Whitetail dragonflies that I spotted at the same time in a meadow located at least 100 yards from the wetlands.


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

very nice capture,

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on May 17, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2012

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