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Blue Dasher dragonfly (male)

Pachydiplax longipennis


Large dragonfly with blue body.


Territory is an artificially created pond landscaped with native plants in a rural back yard.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Geodialist 7 years ago
Blue Dasher dragonfly (male)
Pachydiplax longipennis Species Pachydiplax longipennis - Blue Dasher - BugGuide.Net

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Laurence Conix
Laurence Conix 7 years ago

Nice pics!

LisaPowers 7 years ago

Thanks Geodalist! I had wondered about the green face! I will correct as per your suggestion!

Geodialist 7 years ago

Hi Lisa! Eastern Pondhawk dragonflies have green faces and their thorax isn't striped.

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Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Aug 3, 2013
Submitted on Aug 22, 2013

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