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Autumn Meadowhawk

Sympetrum vicinum

Description:

This Dragonfly (least I think it's a Dragonfly and not a Damselfly) was just hanging onto this stick for the longest time. Such a pretty colour.

Habitat:

flower bed

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5 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

You're welcome, I'm glad I helped :)

wildsweld
wildsweld 8 years ago

Thank you Jopy - yes, too me they look exactly alike! Great investigative work!

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

Hi, wildsweld, maybe this is Sympetrum vicinum, Autumn Meadowhawk, here is the link and you can compare: http://eol.org/data_objects/22464103

wildsweld
wildsweld 8 years ago

Oh, great idea thank you taka.ita!

taka.ita
taka.ita 8 years ago

It is a dragonfly and it is probably a Sympetrum species, but I know little about non-European dragonflies. If you post it to the Global Dragonflies and Damselflies mission, somebody might be able to help.

wildsweld
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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Oct 12, 2013
Submitted on Oct 19, 2013

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