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Variable Dancer Damselfly

Argia fumipennis


The Variable Dancer (Argia fumipennis) is a widespread damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae, native to North America. The subspecies A. f. violacea, native to the eastern United States is also known as the Violet Dancer. It is called this because of its purple iridescent color.


Found in low lying brush.

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL 10 years ago
Ebony jewelwing (female)
Calopteryx maculata Ebony Jewelwing

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1 Comment

KristieMoore 10 years ago

Thanks, Karen.

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Pensacola, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 18, 2011
Submitted on Sep 18, 2011


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