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Ebony Jewelwing

Calopteryx Maculata


Small, dainty dragonfly with metallic body and black wings. Head to tail perhaps 2 to 2.5 inches. Ebony Jewelwing Calopteryx maculata Species Calopteryx maculata - Ebony Jewelwing - BugGuide.Net


This was along a country road which followed the banks of a shallow creek.


Thank you Liam, for identifying this for me.

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GarrisonPiel 7 years ago

Beautiful shot

Thank you, Liam!

DianePlatcoBrooks 7 years ago

Looks like an Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculata (male)

Dayton, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 27, 2010
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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