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Macromia margarita - Mountain River Cruiser - Macromia margarita - male

Macromia margarita - Mountain River Cruiser - Macromia margarita - Male
Chattooga River, Rabun County, Georgia, USA
May 31, 2008
Flying at edge of Chattooga River, a wide, rocky river (of the movie, "Deliverance," fame) in the Blue Ridge physiographic region of Georgia and South Carolina, designated a "Wild and Scenic River."

Fantastic!
These images are jaw dropping! It's a shame they are only visible at 560 pixels. They are simply the best photos of this species I have seen.

One minor quibble. The image linking should only be used for images of the same individual insect. So both males and the female should each have their own separate set of linked images. Once again, great contribution! Hope to see more!

 
Thanks, Ben. This is very hel
Thanks, Ben. This is very helpful. I'm new at this and didn't realize that was the norm, but it certainly makes good sense. I didn't know how to do it, but I think I've figured it out. No day is wasted if you've learned something!

 
Awesome
Thanks Marion. I don't want to be a pest or anything. The two individual males should be separated as well in the same fashion. The system takes some getting used to, and when I started on bugguide I think I had some things linked that shouldn't have been too. There's actually good reasons for the rule though. Keep up the great work!

the series looks so impeccably professional...
...that i simply presumed the ID must be good. impressed, =v=

Moved from Macromia.

 
Wow, what a compliment. I'll
Wow, what a compliment. I'll just have to try very hard to take good photos, and people will believe I know what I'm talking about?! Good deal.

 
i must admit, i'm one of those gullible people!
and plan to stay that way, too -- at least as it comes to odes, of which i know squat -))
the compliment is 100% earned. enjoy the good deal, Marion -- and keep posting your fantastic stuff on BG.

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