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Need Confirmation - Erythemis vesiculosa - male

Need Confirmation - Erythemis vesiculosa - Male
Houston - Spring Branch Area, Harris County, Texas, USA
July 31, 2007
Size: 2" plus
Nick - my last attempt to confirm a male Great Pondhawk failed the cerci test. How about this one? Please advise, as I am trying to put both male and female photos of each find in my photo album.

Rod Camper

Yep
Looks good to me: complete bands, long and thin abdomen.

 
Great Pondhawk
Cliff, thanks for your input. Do you likewise confirm that the specimin in the photo is a male?

Rod Camper

 
Yes indeed
A male.

 
Confirmed Male Great Pondhawk
Thanks again Cliff. Given the minor differences between the sexes, I thought the cerci on the current submittal fit the requirements. Now I can post my photo album accordingly.

Rod Camper

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