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Spangled Skimmer dragonfly (male)

Libellula cyanea

Description:

The Spangled Skimmer is differentiated from similar blue dragonflies by the black and white pterostigmas located on the leading edge of all four wings, toward the wingtips. Photo 1 of 2 is a copy of the original photograph, annotated to highlight the pterostigma on the left hindwing (facing forward); Photo 2 of 2 is the original photograph.

Habitat:

Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...

Notes:

Copyright © 2011 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved. www.wsanford.com

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2011
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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