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damselfly orgy - Enallagma traviatum

damselfly orgy - Enallagma traviatum
Alliance, Stark County, Ohio, USA
July 21, 2007
Size: 1 5/8"
this caught my attention - taken in early afternoon at water's edge

I love it!
It looks like an abstract design or some mysterious language. Beautiful!

I had this photo enlarged, matted and framed. Thanks for your comment.

Moved from ID Request.

Enallagma traviatum
These are Slender Bluets (Enallagma traviatum).

Slender Bluets
Thanks so much, Ben.

No problem
Beautiful image, BTW.

great catch!

think Enallagma geminatum
as much as my first impression was Argia. Should check a reference before I say that for sure though.

fantastic scene -- thanks for sharing

Pretty kool!
I thought this was very kool

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