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Damselflies - Ischnura posita

Damselflies - Ischnura posita
Deep Fork Wildlife Refuge, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
July 9, 2006
At first I thought they were mating, now I am not so sure.
The green one did not seem happy.

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These are fantastic shots! Looks like a female Fragile Forktail (Ischnura posita) eating a male of the same species (I assume). I knew about cannibalism in dragonflies (Pondhawks especially) but this is the first one I've seen involving damsels.

Ischnura posita
Thanks Cliff for the ID and the clarification of what was going on.

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