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Spreadwing Damselfly on Cattail - Lestes congener

Spreadwing Damselfly on Cattail - Lestes congener
Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
October 7, 2004
Image rotated CW to fit. Straight version here.

Lyre-tipped spreadwing - Lestes unguiculatus
Lyre-tipped spreadwing - Lestes unguiculatus, if those paraprocts are distinctive.

 
paraprocts are short
but not lyre shaped. That and late date make us think L. congener, but we'll wait to see what Tom Murray and Tony Thomas say.

 
I agree with
you and Tom. I have posted a close-up of paraprocts here

 
I agree
Spotted Spreadwing looks like the best match for the paraprocts, and the late date. Also Lyre-tipped should have the black stigmas edged in white.

 
Thanks Tom
I see the white-tipped stigmas in L. unguiculatus.

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