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southwest dragonfly - Perithemis intensa - male - female

southwest dragonfly - Perithemis intensa - Male Female
Boyce Thompson Arboretum, maricopa County, Arizona, USA
June 23, 2007
So both of these are female mexican amberwings? there is this much species variation?

Females have highly variable wing coloration
This from Kathy Biggs, commented on in another post. Some females have black in the wings, including one I shot yesterday.