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Arrowhead Spiketail dragonfly (male)

Cordulegaster obliqua


I discovered an Arrowhead Spiketail dragonfly (Cordulegaster obliqua) while exploring a small stream at a remote location in Huntley Meadows Park. This individual is a male, as indicated by the “indentations” on its hind wings (near the body). Arrowhead Spiketails are an uncommon species of dragonfly formerly unknown to occur at Huntley Meadows Park. Related Resource:


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2014
Submitted on Jul 10, 2014

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