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Photo#84346
Phantom Darner? - Tricanthagyna trifida

Phantom Darner? - Tricanthagyna trifida
Venice, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
October 22, 2006
Size: 2.5 inches

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Phantom Darner? - Tricanthagyna trifida Phantom Darner? - Tricanthagyna trifida

Torture
Husband just said the only reason I got this pic is the dragon probably figured it tortured me enough trying to get it while it was alive so it gave me a break and died on our porch so I could see what it was. ;-)

 
If that's what it takes to get shots like this, have at it!
Sorta like you were remembered in its will.

 
Thanks
Wish they would all remember me like this. There are several here that just will not quit flying so I can see what they are.

 
It's not just you
I can't get those darn Green Darners to light, unless they're just emerged or are mating. I think most dragonflies-in-flight photos are taken out of frustration, rather than artistic considerations. Currently, I'm arguing with two butterflies!

 
argue all you want
If you're dragons are anything like my dragons they just fly past you and laugh evilly, daring you to sit for hours watching as they zip a foot from you. Currently I'm arguing with the green darner and regal darner and 2 butterflies. Good luck.

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