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Lyre tipped Spreadwing

Lestes unguiculatus

Description:

Mostly light blue with some black on the abdomen, the last segment has a prominent white section we could not find in other species.

Habitat:

wet meadow

1 Species ID Suggestions

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago
Lyre tipped Spreadwing (No I wasn't)
Lestes unguiculatus Hagen Lyre-tipped Spreadwing - Lestes unguiculatus


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4 Comments

PeterChereshnoski
PeterChereshnoski 10 years ago

why thanks!

Mostly Microbe
Mostly Microbe 10 years ago

Great photo!

PeterChereshnoski
PeterChereshnoski 10 years ago

Are you confident Mick? The last segment has a white section in this one and I cannot find a picture of a Sweetflag that has this?

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

Try Sweetflag Spreadwing male (Lestes forcipatus)

PeterChereshnoski
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PeterChereshnoski

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 23, 2011
Submitted on Sep 9, 2011

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