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eastern pondhawk eating unknown damselfly - Erythemis simplicicollis - male

eastern pondhawk eating unknown damselfly - Erythemis simplicicollis - Male
turkey swamp wma freehold, New Jersey, USA
September 10, 2004
i was focusing in on the damselfly when the pondhawk swooped down and grabbed it. part of the thorax is sticking out of "mouth". it is very green with pronounced black stipes. can the damselfly be identified?
thx

Because of the greenish color
Because of the greenish coloring, I would say the damselfly is an Ischnura of some sort, maybe a posita. Its hard to tell because most of it is eaten!

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