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Delicate  emerald - Somatochlora franklini - female

Delicate emerald - Somatochlora franklini - Female
Whitemouth River at Rd. 19 North 49 16.893N 95 36.771W, Manitoba, Canada
July 18, 2009
Size: approx. 5cm/ 2"
I would appreciate confirmation of i.d.

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Moved from ID Request.

hmm
The brown patch in the hindwing has me thinking Delicate but I'm not sure the subgenital plate matches. Hopefully someone who really knows these will take a look.

 
Thanks for looking Jason. Ch
Thanks for looking Jason. Check my image against this one:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/270898 It seems to be identical. Perhaps this one has been misidentified, too!

 
Delicate emerald
i.d. confirmed by D. Paulson

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