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Dragonfly sp. - Pachydiplax longipennis - male

Dragonfly sp. - Pachydiplax longipennis - Male
South Florida, Florida, USA
May 10, 2006
Can someone please help identify this dragonfly? Thanks very much.

Please,
fill in the county field. Entries are much more useful with all of the fields populated.

 
County
Sorry, I will keep that in mind for next time. I am from PA and don't know the counties in FL.

Pachydiplax
This is a Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis. Appears to be a male. Note the white face and the amber-colored patch at the base of each wing.

Joshua S. Rose, Ph.D.
World Birding Center
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
joshua.rose_NO_SPAM@tpwd.state.tx.us
956-584-9156 x 236

 
Thank you, Joshua! Ann
Thank you, Joshua! Ann

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