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Blue Dasher

Pachydiplax longipennis

Habitat:

Pond

1 Species ID Suggestions

Blue Dasher (male)
Pachydiplax longipennis Blue Dasher - Pachydiplax longipennis - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

Kyle A
Kyle A 9 years ago

I believe you are correct. I was using Audubon Insects and Spiders app as a guide. The representative picture of a blue dasher in that app led me astray. I should have done more homework on that. Thanks for the correction.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Although I cannot see the diagnostic thoracic stripes in this photo, the black abdominal tip, the size in comparison to the plant blade, the greenish eyes, and the amber markings on the wings lead me to think this is Pachydiplax longipennis.

Kyle A
Spotted by
Kyle A

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Aug 11, 2013
Submitted on Aug 11, 2013

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