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Blue dasher(male)

Pachydiplax longipennis

Description:

The males are easy to recognize with their vibrant blue color, yellow-striped thorax, and metallic green eyes. Females are somewhat less colorful than the male, an example of sexual dimorphism. While they have a matching yellow-striped thorax, their abdomen has a distinct brown and yellow striping that sets them apart from the male, along with contrasting red eyes. Both sexes develop a frosted color with age.-Wikipedia

Habitat:

Westerly side of North lake.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 years ago

Thank you Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Nice capture Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2017
Submitted on Aug 4, 2017

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