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Photo#60777
Young Male - Libellula pulchella - male

Young Male - Libellula pulchella - Male
Batavia, Kane County, Illinois, USA
July 1, 2006
Photo taken at the Fermilab prairie restoration.
Thanks for your help

ID
Twelve-spotted Skimmer female (Libellula pulchella).

 
Immature Male
I think this is an immature male Twelve-spotted Skimmer. The hint of white spots in the wings and the developing pruinosity on the abdomen suggest a male.

Loren Padelford
Bellevue, NE

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