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Black Saddlebags dragonfly (male)

Tramea lacerata

Description:

A Black Saddlebags dragonfly spotted near the shore of Accotink Bay. Notice the hind wings of Black Saddlebags are broader than its fore wings, a characteristic of many migratory species of dragonflies.

Habitat:

Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge, a 1,200 acre preserve located at Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resources: Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accotink_Ba... http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/vbwt/site.a...

Notes:

Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved. www.wsanford.com

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2 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Most unusual dragonfly I have seen. WOW! Very cool!

Louisa
Louisa 9 years ago

An absolutely beautiful spotting! One of my favorites!

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 11, 2012
Submitted on Sep 11, 2012

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