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Blue Dasher Dragonfly

Pachydiplax longipennis

Description:

A small blue dragonfly with a white face, a black tip to the abdomen, and a black-and-yellow-striped thorax. Both sexes have an amber patch at the base of each hindwing. Males develop a sky-blue (or Carolina-blue) abdomen when they approach maturity.

Habitat:

Bull frog pond at Heard Natural Science Museum


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gatorfellows
Spotted by
gatorfellows

Texas, USA

Lat: 33.16, Long: -96.62

Spotted on Jun 18, 2016
Submitted on Jun 18, 2016

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