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Ruby Meadowhawk, (male).

Sympetrum rubicundulum

Description:

Eyes red over grayish-green; face tan, slightly more reddish above. Thorax red. Abdomen bright red with elongate black ventrolateral triangles on S4-9.

Habitat:

Field edge close to alder swamp.

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4 Comments

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Thanks mariajo!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Thanks Luis. Yes, the marks on the abdomen are one of the great field marks of S. rubicundulum.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

I like the abdomen pattern.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Thanks MacChristiansen and AgnesAdiqueTalavera!

Fyn Kynd
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Fyn Kynd

Maine, USA

Spotted on Jul 31, 2012
Submitted on Nov 29, 2012

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