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Blue Dasher

Pachydiplax longipennis

Description:

"This male's raised abdomen may be a threat display or a response to heat (the obelisk posture)." --Wikipedia

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Liam
Liam 8 years ago
Blue Dasher
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4 Comments

Daniel McNair
Daniel McNair 8 years ago

Thanks Atul!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

beautifully done !

Daniel McNair
Daniel McNair 8 years ago

it was very hot today... and thanks I was wondering about that.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

They do this in response to heat or as an alert posture.

Daniel McNair
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Daniel McNair

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 17, 2012

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