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Spreadwing Damselfly

Description:

Delicate dragonfly resting in a leaf near a slow moving stream.

Habitat:

Near water bodies.



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4 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you bugeric24 for the ID

BugEric
BugEric 6 years ago

It is a spreadwing damselfly, family Lestidae. If it was dragonfly-sized, then it is likely a species of Archilestes. Nice shot!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you KuheliBD

KuheliBD
KuheliBD 6 years ago

This is a Damsel Fly

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Lat: 22.11, Long: -101.01

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Nov 30, 2012

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