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tan damselfly - Lestes alacer - female

tan damselfly - Lestes alacer - Female
Salero Ranch, 8 mi E of Tubac, 4000 ft elevation, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
February 19, 2015
Perching above seasonal creek; small spot in wing is orange

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tan damselfly - Lestes alacer - female tan damselfly - Lestes alacer - female

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Moved from Spreadwings.

Female spreadwing damselfly
This is a female Plateau Spreadwing (Lestes alacer). Note the dark mid-dorsal stripe on the thorax.

 
Lestes alacer
Thank you, Bob!

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