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dragon fly

Belonging to the order Odonata


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


Live around bodies of water.


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

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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:

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Connecticut, USA

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

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