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Green Darner

Anax junius


The Green Darner is one of the largest dragonflies existent: males grow to 76 mm (3.0 in) in length with a wingspan of up to 80 mm (3.1 in). The head and thorax are green-yellow to olive in color, and the abdomen can range from green, to dark brown to iridescent blue.


Mostly wet lowlands, but during migration can be seen almost anywhere.

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Mitch L
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Mitch L

Howard township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2008
Submitted on Feb 5, 2012

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