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Ebony Jewelwing

Calopteryx maculata


A damselfly found in the grass at Beaver Creek Park in Ohio.

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Ebony Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata

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MichaelFulbright 10 years ago

This is a damselfly in the family Calopterygidae which are the Broad-winged Damselflies. You can tell apart a damselfly from a dragonfly by the way the wings are attached to the thorax(body.) Damselflies have to same shaped wings, but dragonflies have larger hindwings.

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Steubenville, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2011
Submitted on Jun 17, 2011

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