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Roseate Skimmer dragonfly (male)

Orthemis ferruginea

Description:

I discovered a new species of dragonfly at Huntley Meadows Park — a Roseate Skimmer dragonfly (Orthemis ferruginea). This is the first official record of Orthemis ferruginea in Fairfax County, Virginia. Related Resources: 1) Friends of HMP Odonata species list http://www.friendsofhuntleymeadows.org/o... 2) Official record, Dragonfly Society of the Americas http://odonatacentral.bfl.utexas.edu/ind...

Habitat:

Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. This specimen was spotted near a vernal pool in the forest. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...

Notes:

Copyright © 2015 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved. www.wsanford.com

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1 Comment

Awesome !

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2015
Submitted on Oct 19, 2015

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