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Common Whitetail

Plathemis lydia


Black head white body dragon fly. Full black wing frame with only strips of actual wing (also black) towards the outer wing frame.


Found in the redwood forest behind humboldt state university, CA.

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Jellis 4 years ago
Common Whitetail
Plathemis lydia Common whitetail

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Sam Scharnweber
Spotted by
Sam Scharnweber

Arcata, California, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -124.07

Spotted on May 15, 2015
Submitted on Jun 4, 2015

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