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Blue dasher dragonfly & ants

Pachydiplax longipennis

Description:

Deceased dragonfly being processed by a crew of ants.

Habitat:

Nashville Zoo

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2 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Thanks drP. The blue dasher is a common species around here so that would make sense.

drP
drP 7 years ago

Nice series. The stripes on the thorax and the white face of the dragonfly make me think it's Pachydiplax longipennis. No idea about the ants.

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 2, 2013
Submitted on Jun 3, 2013

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