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Autumn Meadowhawk

Sympetrum vicinum

Description:

A small red, gold and black Dragonfly with pink-shot eyes

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Cardinal Meadowhawk
Sympetrum illotum Cardinal Meadowhawk | Project Noah


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6 Comments

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Fyn.K-Autumn it is then. Thank you!!!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

This is defiantly a Autumn, 1st Cardinal is a western species and 2nd Autumn is the latest flying meadowhawk in North America.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Look, almost a perfect match:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/140...

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

LoisStacey-Argh! Could be that too. Not savvy enough to figure out which one myself though...Here's the link I found for comparison to the other possibilities http://bugguide.net/node/view/3776

LoisStacey
LoisStacey 9 years ago

Check Autumn I think it is, it used to be Yellow-legged. I don't know the northern bugs well but I think those yellow legs may be distinctive.

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 9 years ago

Team Brinez 2-I'm not a dragonfly expert so haven't a clue. I do think Meadowhawk but not sure: Cherry-faced, Cardinal, etc...and don't really know (other than body/wing color) what I'm looking for. Here's a link to show you what I mean: http://bugguide.net/node/view/522/bgpage... Thank you!!

JanelleL.Streed
Spotted by
JanelleL.Streed

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 29, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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