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Dragonfly - Cordulegaster diastatops

Dragonfly - Cordulegaster diastatops
Jamesville, Onondaga County, New York, USA
June 17, 2018

Moved from ID Request.

Delta-spotted Spiketail
Cordulegaster diastatops.

That was fast!

Delta-spotted Spiketail
You're welcome! I love the spiketails - so strikingly marked.

Dragonfly ID
Yes, dragonflies are really spectacular looking.

Do you know of a good book or web site for identifying dragonflies (besides Bug Guid of course). I'd like to learn more about them.


Resources for dragonflies
Odonata Central has lots of photos, etc. at:

For books, Paulsen's Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East is very good. For Eastern Ontario, where I live, The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Algonquin Park and the Surrounding area by Jones, et al. is excellent. It should cover most of your species, too.

Thanks, I'll look those books
Thanks, I'll look those books up, and the web site, too.


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