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What dragonfly? - Erythemis vesiculosa - female

What dragonfly? - Erythemis vesiculosa - Female
Sanibel Island, Lee County, Florida, USA
January 15, 2010

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What dragonfly? - Erythemis vesiculosa - female What dragonfly? - Erythemis vesiculosa - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request. Yes, Great Pondhawk, not Eastern, but similar

Green Clearwing
Most likely for markings and is found in your area.

 
Pictures of Eastern Pondhawk
Here are pictures of female Eastern Pondhawks from Florida.
I believe that they illustrate the points that I was making in my previous comment about the differences between the Great and Eastern Pondhawks.

In my opinion - Great Pondhawk
Erythemis vesiculosa


The pale femora give this away as well as the different abdominal markings as compared to an Eastern Pondhawk. The black markings on the abdomen of the female and immature male Eastern are more pointed in the front.

 
Thanks to you all for ferreting out the moniker
of this emerald beauty.

Not an expert but...
Maybe an Eastern Pondhawk. Probably wait for an expert on this one though.

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