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(Mating) Vivid Dancers

Argia vivida


Mating damselflies. The male is blue and female gray. They have black arrow "spots" down their abdomen.


Unknown tree next to Salix in Riparian area. These are found in the western US and Canada.

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Hi sanmiggums, this is a mating pair. Molting looks quite different as a damselfly emerges from a larva.

sanmiggums 8 years ago

Wait is it molting. It looks like it

Thank you Jinga! The heart is definitely the best part!

Jinga 9 years ago

I love that they are heart shaped! wonderful shot

Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow!!! Great spotting!!

Thank you both. I thought the heart shape was quite appropriate :)

AbigailParker 9 years ago

Wonderful spotting! I love the heart shape their abdomens make.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 9 years ago

Great spotting!

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2012
Submitted on May 30, 2012

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