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A small blue dragonfly with a white face, a black tip to the abdomen, and a black-and-yellow-striped thorax. Both sexes have an amber patch at the base of each hindwing. Males develop a sky-blue (or Carolina-blue) abdomen when they approach maturity.
On a stick at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013