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Photo#298959
Eight-spotted Skimmer - Libellula forensis - male

Eight-spotted Skimmer - Libellula forensis - Male
Crane Prairie Reservoir, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
July 3, 2009
Size: 4" wingspan
Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis) young male, based on similar photos on BugGuide:
Dragonflies (Anisoptera) » Skimmers (Libellulidae) » Libellula » Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis)

Yes, and
young male, just transitioning to blue.

Super!
I've actually been to Crane Prairie:-) I grew up in Portland, but loved the Bend area....Do you know Jim and Sue Anderson by chance? Bugeric24ATyahoo....

Your ID
is CORRECT

NICE PHOTOGRAPH!

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