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Slender Bluet

Enallagma traviatum


Not sure of the subspecies, but this damselfly landed on my knee while I was taking pictures of a group of damselflies mating nearby.


Edge of pond

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Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

You're welcome. I am not sure, odonata eye color varies.

TylerGraden 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Fyn. Are blue eyes an indicator of male gender in this species? I was starting to assume that, since all of the breeding pairs I've seen have contained an individual with much bluer eyes than it's mate.

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

This specimen is a male. Nice spotting!

Awesome shot!

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Delaware, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2013
Submitted on Jun 18, 2013

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