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White-faced Meadowhawk

Sympetrum obtrusum


A white-faced, red and black (male) Dragonfly of small to average size


Areas of open or native prairie grasses, fairly close (within one city block) to fresh water


More prone to fly away from than land on you; these guys seem slightly on the shy side to me, unlike other dragonflies I've come in contact with.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago
White-faced Meadowhawk (male)
Sympetrum obtrusum Species Sympetrum obtrusum - White-Faced Meadowhawk - BugGuide.Net

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1 Comment

JanelleL.Streed 8 years ago

Thank you so much, Fyn Kynd! :-)

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Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 22, 2013
Submitted on Feb 14, 2014

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