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female emerald misIDed

I believe this emerald is not a Clamp-tipped Emerald (Somatochlora tenebrosa) as listed, but rather, a Fine-lined (S. filosa), of which there is currently only one image.

Compare the following images of female Fine-lined Emerald to the one in question:
http://www.giffbeaton.com/Dragonflies/Fine-lined%20Emerald_2005-10-09-0030.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/odephoto/2802023632/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/odephoto/2801177205/in/set-72157606972669378/
http://www.njodes.com/Speciesaccts/emeralds/images/emer-fine-fd.jpg


Points in favor of the identification of S. filosa include the amber tips to the wings, the deep chestnut coloration of the dorsolateral markings on S3, the pair of lateral pale stripes on S2 anterior to the pale basal ring of S3, the vertically-compressed and tapered appearance of the tip of the abdomen, and the pale dorsal markings on the last three abdominal segments.

think I agree
I'd rather trust Dr. Abbott than myself, but it does look odd for Clamp-tipped. It also appears to be taken on the coastal plain, if not right on the coast where Clamp-tipped appears to be unknown and Fine-lined looks to be expected. I'll move it soon.

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