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Spreadwing Damselfly - Archilestes californica - female

Spreadwing Damselfly - Archilestes californica - Female
Nature Loop Trail, Wood Canyon, Orange County, California, USA
July 28, 2011

Moved from Spreadwings.

Moved from ID Request.

Females hard to say for sure sometimes
Hard to tell from this angle but I see at least one spot on the side so the Spotted Spreadwing is one (of a few) possibilities. Could also be a Sweetflag but I'm thinking that ovipositor does not look long enough (but the angle could be deceiving. (It could also be a norther/Southern, but they usually do not have the spot on the lower thorax, or could be another species that you have in the south that I do not have here)

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