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Gray Petaltail

Tachopteryx thoreyi


A green and black dragonfly that was over 2" long. Clear wings.


This dragonfly was seenperched on a barbed-wire fence along a driveway in Southeastern Texas.


I had not seen the pose caught here. It reminds me of someone doing obeisances to something, with its wings folded down in front. Coo.

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Morona Santiago, Ecuador

Lat: -2.15, Long: -77.69

Spotted on Jun 15, 2010
Submitted on Feb 3, 2019

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