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Photo#401867
Enallagma annexum? - Enallagma vernale - male

Enallagma annexum? - Enallagma vernale - Male
Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
May 26, 2010

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Enallagma annexum? - Enallagma vernale - male Enallagma annexum? - Enallagma vernale - male

Moved
Moved from American Bluets.
Josh, this was found on the bank of a large river, with lots of fish.
Thanks for the help!

annexum vs. vernale
Hey Tom - I ran your photos, plus some of my own, by Dennis Paulson via the NE-Odes listserv (not sure if you're on there). He said that this photo plus your other one here both might be either E. annexum or E. vernale, and that habitat might be the key in deciding which: vernale if you were next to a body of water containing fish, annexum if you were by a fish-free lake or pond. Just in case you remember which body of water you were near when you photographed these, and have any clue whether fish were present or not...

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