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Calico Pennant - Celithemis elisa - female

Calico Pennant - Celithemis elisa - Female
Prince William County, Virginia, USA
June 27, 2007
This image appears to be the same as other female calico pennants posted here, but I noticed that the female shown in the Stokes guide lacks black on the wing tips. Is that a common variation? Also, do immature males look the same as females? Thanks for your help.

Moved from Dragonflies.

Definitely a female Calico. The pic in the Stokes guide was a poor choice, as I think it's unusual for Calicos to lack the black wingtips. I've personally never seen one without them.

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