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Eastern Pondhawk

Erythemis simplicicollis

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I'm not positive on the ID. I think it is a male.

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2 Comments

texanne
texanne 7 years ago

Thank you, Geodialist. I didn't know about the color change.

Geodialist
Geodialist 7 years ago

Correct ID, "texanne!" This individual is a young male turning blue, as indicated by its blue and green coloration and the terminal appendages at the end of its abdomen. Blue pruinescence will cover the dragonfly’s body completely when it is mature. The color change usually takes two- to three weeks.

texanne
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texanne

Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2013
Submitted on Sep 5, 2013

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