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what am I? - Pachydiplax longipennis - female

what am I? - Pachydiplax longipennis - Female
Davie west of Ft Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA
April 16, 2006
Size: 2"

Might this be one of the blue females
we have read about? The eyes and the end of the abdomen looks more like a female than a male. Anyone want to confirm?

to guide page.

A skimmer
It kind of looks like a young male blue dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis). I say that because the "tail" (abdomen) has yellow on it and if memeory serves it should be all blue with a dark/black tip. Though there may be other species in Fla that I am unaware of.

Blue Dasher. You can tell because of the stripes on the thorax.

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