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Common whitetail

Plathemis lydia

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KarenL 11 years ago
Common whitetail (male)
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KarenL 11 years ago

Hi ScienceGeek & welcome to Project Noah!
Was this a live dragonfly? If so, we really wouldn't recommend that you handle it in this manner as their wings are extremely delicate & easily damaged. Also the oils in human hands can affect their ability to fly.

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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2012
Submitted on Jun 22, 2012

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