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Plain Jane - Phanogomphus australis

Plain Jane - Phanogomphus australis
Lake Panasoffkee, Sumter County, Florida, USA
April 12, 2009
Large,copper-colored with very few markings, he had a tail that widened at the bottom. Found in a pond near the Withlacootchee River.

Probably teneral, i.e. newly emerged
At that stage, colors aren't fully developed, and wings are transparent or nearly so, as blood hasn't entered them yet. That said, I don't recognize this dragonfly, but others might.

Looks like
Clearlake Clubtail - Gomphus australis, and this species does occur in that area. It is fresh, but somewhat mature because the eyes have turned blue. They are gray when teneral. It will get much more color. Also, looks like a female.

S9 is wrong for Clearlake
If you see the other images, S9 should be distinctly longer for Clearlake Clubtail. This one clearly shows it's not longer than the other segments

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