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Slaty Skimmer

Libellula incesta

Description:

Several of these were busy interacting at the edge of the pond. This one just slowed down long enough for a picture.

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5 Comments

MattRittenhouse
MattRittenhouse 8 years ago

I mean, the dragonfly thanks you.

MattRittenhouse
MattRittenhouse 8 years ago

Thanks Emma.

MattRittenhouse
MattRittenhouse 8 years ago

Hey Geodialist, I think you're absolutely right on this one. I appreciate the help, as I'd like to name them correctly but am certainly no expert.

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

elegant !

Geodialist
Geodialist 8 years ago

Hey Matt! This individual appears to be a male Slaty Skimmer dragonfly (Libellula incesta). Please check the following link and let me know whether you agree. http://bugguide.net/node/view/2650

MattRittenhouse
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MattRittenhouse

Windham, New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 14, 2012

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