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Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (male)

Sympetrum ambiguum

Description:

Photo set of a Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly spotted along the boardwalk at Huntley Meadows Park. This individual is a male, as indicated by its coloration: turquoise face; gray thorax; red abdomen with black rings on segments four- to nine; and pale red terminal appendages. Blue-faced Meadowhawk dragonflies are relatively uncommon.

Habitat:

Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...

Notes:

Copyright © 2013 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved. www.wsanford.com

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2 Comments

Lovely! This is a new species for me. Great job on such a complete series.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice series!

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 27, 2013
Submitted on Oct 9, 2013

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