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Great Spreadwing

Archilestes grandis

Description:

Largest North American damselfly, easily mistaken for a dragonfly at first glance.

Habitat:

Slow-moving streams, rivers; also ditches.

Notes:

The specimen shown here is a male (note claspers at tip of abdomen).

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BugEric
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BugEric

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2012
Submitted on Dec 7, 2012

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