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Black and yellow dragonfly - Epitheca

Black and yellow dragonfly - Epitheca
West of Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
April 21, 2013

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It is a female Epitheca, likl
It is a female Epitheca, likley Epitheca cynosura (Common Baskettail). The dark maculation in the wings does not look extensive enough to be E. semiaquea (Mantled Baskettail). There is a pretty good discussion on Epithecas at:
http://www.odonatacentral.org/docs/Texas_Epitheca%20rev%202013.pdf
if you are interested. It is geared toward Texas species, but would still apply well to your area.

 
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