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Friendly Flier - Calopteryx maculata - female

Friendly Flier - Calopteryx maculata - Female
Hills and Dales MetroPark, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
June 15, 2013
Several of these congregated on leaves near stream, catching small flying insects. This one was happy to pose on my finger while dining.

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Friendly Flier - Calopteryx maculata - female Friendly Flier - Calopteryx maculata - female

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Ebony Jewelwing
Looks like Calopteryx maculata to me. The white spot on the wing makes it a female. Very pretty damselflies.

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