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Slender Damselfly

Lestes rectangularis


This damselfly is distinguished by its large size with the male being 45 mm in length and its very long abdomen. The outside tip of the wing also has a light-colored vein barely seen in this photograph. The cerci help confirm the ID.


Pond edges into nearby upland areas.

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Gordon Dietzman
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Gordon Dietzman

Roseville, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2013
Submitted on Jul 5, 2013

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