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Eastern Pondhawk ?? - Erythemis simplicicollis - female

Eastern Pondhawk ?? - Erythemis simplicicollis - Female
St. Charles, Kane County, Illinois, USA
July 22, 2007
I think this may be an Eastern Pondhawk. Thanks for the confirmation or correction.

Moved from Dragonflies.

Great Pondhawk?
This seems more consistent with a Great Pondhawk based on abdominal patterns and colors.


Can't Confirm
Eye color should be gray green (male) or dark brown (female) to be Great Pondhawk. Also, abdomen should be thinner. Otherwise marking seem right. Great Pondhawks seldom found outside of Texas or Oklahoma,in U.S. Typically in Mexico.

Rod Camper

We would say yes to Eastern
Good healthy female simplicicollis - see

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