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Four winged white body flying insect that looks like a dragon fly? - Plathemis lydia - male

Four winged white body flying insect that looks like a dragon fly? - Plathemis lydia - Male
Sanger, Fresno County, California, USA
July 20, 2006
It looks like a bi-winged drangonfly with white body. We have about 4 in our backyard that fly around in the evening hours. They generally fly close to the ground.

Yes,
common whitetail skimmer, Plathemis lydia

Common Whitetail
I'm pretty sure. See guide page here.

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