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Western Meadowhawk ,female

Sympetrum occidentale


The key distinguishing feature is a cloudy, orange-brown band that covers the inner half of each wing. The band may appear darker towards the outside. Males have a yellowish thorax, marked with wavy black lines on each side, and a red to reddish brown abdomen, marked with black along the bottom edge of each side. Females are olive to golden brown and marked similarly.


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Bountiful, Utah, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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