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DragonflyIllinoisRiverCruiser_Macromia illinoiensis06272012_EM_BG - Macromia illinoiensis - male

DragonflyIllinoisRiverCruiser_Macromia illinoiensis06272012_EM_BG - Macromia illinoiensis - Male
Eden Mill Nature Center, Harford County, Maryland, USA
June 27, 2012
Clubtail - ~ 2 inches. ID help please, thanks!

Moved to Macromia illinoiensis illinoiensis
Moved from Macromia.

Swift (Illinois) River Cruiser, as suggested.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Eyes are wrong for a Clubtail
How about one of the Macromia?

 
You know
when you see a club tail (and obviously don't know any better) you only search club tails. Thanks - dead on!

 
more i.d. points
The eyes of clubtails are well separated and never bright green.

 
ID Point
The single stripe on the side of the thorax is the first feature to look at as that is unique to the Cruiser family in North American dragonflies.

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