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Spotting

Description:

Red dragonfly, maybe 2" long.

Habitat:

Spotted in the riparian zone of a small creek, where Short Sands Beach meets the forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

e s c
e s c 10 years ago
Red-veined darter
Sympetrum fonscolombii Red-veined darter


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2 Comments

skyamann
skyamann 10 years ago

Wow, I love to see them swarm. Anyone sure on the species, the wiki link for the Red-veined Darter doesn't indicate they live in the Pacific Northwest of the US...

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

In San Fransisco,there is not a single dragon fly around in Dec. Quite Amazing,compared to the fact that the pond was swarming with tons and tons of blue Damsels in August.Probably the peak.

Skylaar
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Skylaar

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Dec 16, 2011

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