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Roseate Skimmer dragonfly (male)

Orthemis ferruginea


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 2) Official record, Dragonfly Society of the Americas


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:


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Awesome !

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Virginia, USA

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

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