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Pantala hymenaea ? - Pantala hymenaea

Pantala hymenaea ? - Pantala hymenaea
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
July 5, 2009
Size: ~7cm wingspan.
Saw this guy while I was watering our garden, grabbed my camera a got a couple of photos, he was actually quite cooperative as dragonflies go. Looks like another .

Yes.
Your identification is correct. Nice image. They often roost in this posture, hanging from bare twigs....

 
Thank you Eric
for confirming the ID.

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