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Mountain, spring-fed stream, Eastern, deciduous forest


A suggestion has been made that this is an emergence, and I agree that this looks like a nymph exoskeleton and mature stage of a dragonfly. But, we watched the mature dragonfly fly over to and land on the other. Did we see some sort of "test" flight?

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Jellis 7 years ago

It didn't catch it, it came from it. That's the larvae of the species.

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West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2013
Submitted on Sep 9, 2013

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