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dragon fly

Belonging to the order Odonata

Description:

beautiful flying insects. Long thin bodies with two eyes touching and transparent wings on top of their body

Habitat:

Live around bodies of water.

Notes:

I'm not sure what kind this one is. There are about 5000 species and around 450 in North America.

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2 Comments

Steve Hummel
Steve Hummel 6 years ago

Yes, it is Libellula pulchella. One of the first odes I caught back in 1969!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Nice shot!
I think it could be a Twelve-spotted Skimmer (Libellula pulchella), take a look:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve-spot...

LindaGuastamachio
Spotted by
LindaGuastamachio

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2011
Submitted on Sep 7, 2011

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