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Female Eastern Amberwing

Perithemis tenera

Description:

The eastern amberwing (Perithemis tenera) is a species of dragonfly in the family Libellulidae. It is very small, reaching a total length of no more than 25 mm.

Habitat:

The common name refers to its eastern range, although this dragonfly does extend westward well into the central part of the United States.

Notes:

The scientific name, tenera, means delicate and alludes to its small size.

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LilianaCampozano
Spotted by
LilianaCampozano

Florida, USA

Lat: 26.22, Long: -80.20

Spotted on Jul 22, 2016
Submitted on Jul 22, 2016

Spotted for Mission

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