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Roseate Skimmer Dragonfly (male)

Orthemis ferruginea


Males are a lavender-blue thorax and lavender pink (rosy purple) abdomen, with a metallic purple face and dark purple-red eyes.The wings are normally clear except for the narrow brown tips at the edges.


Resting on a twig beside a nature trail in a city park.

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 26, 2014
Submitted on Apr 30, 2014

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