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Neon Skimmer - Libellula croceipennis - Libellula croceipennis - male

Neon Skimmer - Libellula croceipennis - Libellula croceipennis - Male
Travis County, Texas, USA
September 5, 2010
Size: About 3 inches long.

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Looks like a neon skimmer to me
Libellula croceipennis. They have the front of the thorax bright red, the amber color at the base of the wings, and the bright red abdomen, just like your photo.

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