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Carmine skimmer (male)

Orthemis discolor

Description:

Pink abdomen and thorax, red head, wings clear with thin black veins. Resembles the Roseate Skimmer that I posted earlier. The Roseate Skimmer has a purplish thorax and a darker head.

Habitat:

Spotted at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.

Notes:

Range: Central Texas, west into Arizona, south through Central America

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Brian38
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Brian38

Texas, USA

Lat: 26.18, Long: -98.37

Spotted on Oct 9, 2019
Submitted on Oct 29, 2019

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