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Common Whitetail

Plathemis lydia


Whitish abdomen with black flag markings on transparent wings. Dark brown head and thorax.


Railroad easement converted to prairie.


Five of these dragonflies were spotted around 6:20pm sunning on the asphalt of the path through a prairie.

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debra pohlmann
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debra pohlmann

Pana, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2013
Submitted on Oct 17, 2013

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