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spotted blue dragonfly - Celithemis fasciata - male

spotted blue dragonfly - Celithemis fasciata - Male
Fredericksburg; old Cossey Pond, Virginia, USA
July 7, 2018
I've tried to find this in my guide but I can't. The wings look like a 12-spotted skimmer or a Prince Baskettail but the body is wrong for both of those.

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Moved from ID Request.

Pennant
I think that it might be a male Banded Pennant Celithemis fasciata

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