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Dragonfly

Description:

This one was on my fence, I can't tell what he is holding to but it looks like the shell of a bug or something!

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Great capture!

LisaFP
LisaFP 8 years ago

Thanks for the info! I wondered if that is what it was, he looks brand new so it's cool to know how to describe the photo now!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

That's the dragonfly's exuvia (shed skin). It appears to have recently emerged and is still drying before flying away.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exuvia

LisaFP
Spotted by
LisaFP

Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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