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Black-winged Damselfly

Calopteryx maculata

Description:

Also known as Ebony Jewelwing.

Habitat:

Along a small stream.

Notes:

Early afternoon during a hot July day.

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4 Comments

MickGrant
MickGrant 8 years ago

Ebony Jewelwing!

MickGrant
MickGrant 8 years ago

Nice spotting - tremendous colour!

TomKolter
TomKolter 8 years ago

Thank you! There are many of them here in the mid-late summer. They are beautiful when the sunlight hits them just right. They appear green one second and blue the next.

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 8 years ago

Nice spotting. I have not seen one before.

TomKolter
Spotted by
TomKolter

Le Sueur, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 5, 2008
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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