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Variegated Meadowhawk Dragonfly

Sympetrum corruptum

Description:

I spotted this dragonfly in the walkway landscape area along the Oakland Estuary.

Habitat:

Oakland, CA Estuary landscape area.

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4 Comments

misako
misako 9 years ago

Thank you for the ID Cindy--just saw this comment.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Perhaps a Variegated Meadowhawk? This one looks close http://bugguide.net/node/view/469601/bgi...

misako
misako 9 years ago

lol--by the way it is on an ice plant. Thank you Dangermouse. :)

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

Okay, can't you tell I'm a gardener? My first thought when I looked at the photo was 'oh, I know that plant! Great shot of it.' ..... and then I realised I was supposed to be looking at the dragonfly! D'oh! Great photo of the dragonfly too, very vibrant colours on him. :)

misako
Spotted by
misako

Oakland, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 9, 2011
Submitted on Sep 10, 2011

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