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Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly (male)

Sympetrum vicinum

Description:

An Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly spotted along the boardwalk at Huntley Meadows Park. This individual is a male, as indicated by its coloration and terminal appendages. The dragonfly is shown perching on Swamp Rose (Rosa palustris) hips. Related Resource: Swamp Rose http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swamp_rose

Habitat:

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

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice one!

Geodialist
Spotted by
Geodialist

Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -77.10

Spotted on Oct 15, 2013
Submitted on Oct 25, 2013

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