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Blue Dasher

Pachydiplax longipennis

Description:

Powder blue body with jade green eyes.Blue dashers rarely sit in one spot for long. The males are constantly patrolling their territory, dashing out from their perch to challenge other dragonflies or large insects flying nearby, and looking for females with which to mate.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Geodialist
Geodialist 8 years ago
Blue Dasher dragonflies (male)
Pachydiplax longipennis Species Pachydiplax longipennis - Blue Dasher - BugGuide.Net


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1 Comment

EvaSeifert
EvaSeifert 8 years ago

Thanks Geodialist. It does look like a Blue Dasher~

EvaSeifert
Spotted by
EvaSeifert

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2012
Submitted on Jul 18, 2012

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