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Boyeria grafiana - Boyeria vinosa

Boyeria grafiana - Boyeria vinosa
Chatooga River, Rabun County, Georgia, USA
May 29, 2011

Moved from Ocellated Darner.

It was identified in the field, in hand by Steve Krotzer who is one of the leading odontologists in the southeast and is a reviewer for Odonata Central.

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Boyeria grafiana does not have basal spots on the wings, and the cerci on the female are extremely short. I'm sorry, but this is vinosa.

This is a Fawn Darner (Boyeria vinosa). Boyeria grafiana lacks those basal dark patches on the wings, and the female has short cerci.

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