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Which Gomphaeschna? - Gomphaeschna antilope - female

Which Gomphaeschna? - Gomphaeschna antilope - Female
Highland Park, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
July 5, 2014
Size: 70 mm long
Found this big fat beautiful dragonfly resting midmorning on the outside of my porch screen. Suburban neighborhood, 1/4 mi from the Raritan Estuary, 1/2 mi from the nearest pond, no wooded swamps anywhere in sight. This shot was taken with fill flash. Harlequin is more common in NJ; Taper-tailed is rare but present. Both are known from Middlesex County.

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Which Gomphaeschna? - Gomphaeschna antilope - female Which Gomphaeschna? - Gomphaeschna antilope - female Which Gomphaeschna? - Gomphaeschna antilope - female

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Thank you, Ben!
Looks like that was a pretty good find.

 
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Your wing venation shot was really helpful for confirming this identification. Great job.

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