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Blue Dasher dragonfly (male)

Pachydiplax longipennis


A Blue Dasher dragonfly (male), a member of the skimmer family of dragonflies. Similar in appearance to the Eastern Pondhawk and Great Blue Skimmer, the Blue Dasher can be recognized by its green eyes, white face, brown and yellow striped thorax, and black-tipped blue abdomen. Related Resource: 3-D Virtual Image of a Blue Dasher dragonfly


Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource:


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Groveton, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2011
Submitted on Dec 1, 2011

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