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Photo#398259
Need ID - Epitheca princeps

Need ID - Epitheca princeps
Southlake, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
May 18, 2010
Please help with the species ID. The dragonfly was flying back and forth along the shoreline of a pond patrolling it's territory. It has 12 wing spots. I am thinking it must be a mature male Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps) but I would like to be sure. Thanks.

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Yes
Prince Baskettail (Epitheca princeps).

Beautiful image!
Sorry that I can't help with the ID - just wanted to comment on this very nice flight shot! :)

 
2nded - nice shot!
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