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Photo#7546
possibly a scarlet bluet? - Lestes australis - female

possibly a scarlet bluet? - Lestes australis - Female
assunpink wma - washington twp, New Jersey, USA
September 30, 2004
red markings on body, red stigma
thx

Moved
Moved from Lestes.

Interesting!
We started looking for eyespots etc and realized the eyes looked all blue and began wondering if we weren't actually looking at a Lestes instead. The stigma seem too big for Enallagma but maybe too small for Lestes. We like the look of Ed Lam's Lestes disjunctus, but don't see any red markings on it. We'll be looking forward to seeing this one ID'd

 
Based on the ovipositor
which doesn't appear to be long enough for forcipatus, we're going to suggest australis for this one.

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