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smallerorangedragonfly - Perithemis tenera - male

smallerorangedragonfly - Perithemis tenera - Male
Highland Haven, Burnet County, Texas, USA
June 12, 2013
Size: 1 1/2" maybe
I'm not sure of the size as this dragonfly was a ways away balancing on a waterwillow plant. Many thanks for telling me which of the orange ones it is....Denise K.

Moved from ID Request.

Perithemis tenera (male)

Books on TX Dragonflies
Hi, Many thanks for your help in ID-ing these various dragonflies. Would you by chance know of a really good illustrated book on Texas dragonflies and damselflies....or maybe even a really great website ?
Thanks for your info....Denise K.

Best Odonate Field Guide
The best field guide for TX odonates is (1) by Dennis Paulson.

Martin Reid and Greg Lasley cover many TX odonate species on their websites.

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