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Libellula lydia: aka Plathemis lydia. Skimmer Family (Libellulidae)
Common Whitetails are medium sized dragonflies, 1 3/4 inches long with a 2 3/4 inch wingspan.
Common Whitetails like still water, warm weedy ponds. Can also be found around marshes and sluggish streams.
Spotted on Jul 22, 2011
Submitted on Apr 15, 2013