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Photo#1805027
Crocothemis servilia

Crocothemis servilia
Orlando, Orange County, Florida, USA
April 25, 2020
Size: 42mm

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Moved
Moved from Skimmers.

Reasonably confident on the ID.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Possibly Crocothemis servilia, scarlet skimmer, though the pterostigma doesn't look right.

 
What doesn't look right about it?
It looks very similar to this picture
Am I missing something?

 
Pterostigma color
In scarlet skimmers the pterostigma are pale, whereas in yours they're dark. Though it looks like there may be a few photos showing dark ones as well, so that may not be as reliable a character as I'd thought.

 
The lighting wasn't great
It looks darker than it is, but it is indeed not pale.

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