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Dragonfly 1 - Crocothemis servilia

Dragonfly 1 - Crocothemis servilia
Riverbend Park, Jupiter, Fl., Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
August 25, 2007
Size: About 2"
I took this picture about noon. I was in riverbend park which is next to the Loxahatchee River. This little one was quite happy to pose for me. I have been to the park several times and have not seen another one like it. Any clues?

Images of this individual: tag all
Dragonfly 1 - Crocothemis servilia Dragonfly 2 - Crocothemis servilia Dradonfly 3 - Crocothemis servilia

I linked your three images
you'll find it quicker next time to click "add image" after posting the first one, instead of filling out three forms for (presumably - correct me if I'm wrong) one creature. Welcome to Bugguide!

Dragonfly 1
I believe this is a Scarlet Skimmer, Crocothemis servilia,male, found only in souther Florida.

Yes, Scarlet Skimmer

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