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Damselfly ID? - Ischnura posita - female

Damselfly ID? - Ischnura posita - Female
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
September 2, 2007
Size: ~35mm
This looks like a fairly young Damselfly. I have no idea what it is. I'm guessing some type of Bluet?

Scott

We would say full grown
adult female Ischnura posita, but check in the guide and see what you think.

 
It was right under
my nose all the time! I have some nice images of two or three males (one with mites) that I had already identified. The males seem smaller than the females. I found a couple of images in the guide which closely resemble the one in my image.

Thank you for pointing me in the right direction :^).

Scott

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