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Photo#129509
Very small dragonfly - Ischnura hastata

Very small dragonfly - Ischnura hastata
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
July 22, 2007
Size: 1.25 inch

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damsel fly
Hi there Steven,
I'm not sure of the name of your specimen, other than it's probably a damselfly rather than a dragonfly. Damselflies have more delicate looking bodies, and typically fold their wings back along the length of the body when at rest. Dragonflies wings stay out when they come to rest.
8:) Nina

 
Looks like Citrine Forktail
This is a very small damselfly, smallest of the forktails, I believe. Nice shot.

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