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Dragonfly (Meadowhawk) - Sympetrum - male

Dragonfly (Meadowhawk) - Sympetrum - Male
Pack Forest (near Eatonville), Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 11, 2009
Hugo Peak trail. Young male meadowhawk. IDed by John and Jane Balaban. Smallest dragonfly I'd ever seen. About the size of a bluet damselfly.

See other images from the 2009 BugGuide Gathering here: gathering_2009

Looks like we see
stripes on the front and sides of the thorax, which would lead us to say S. pallipes, but we don't know if they have the color in wing veins that we see in your image.

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