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What kind of spider is this!!!!! - Araneus trifolium
What kind of spider is this!!!!! - Araneus trifolium
Devens, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 31, 2006
Size: orb = 1 inch or more
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

What kind of spider is this!!!!! - Araneus trifolium
What kind of spider is this!!!!! - Araneus trifolium
Devens, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
August 31, 2006
Size: orb = 1 inch or more
1 of 2 images of this specimen.

Nephrotoma macrocera? - Nephrotoma macrocera
Nephrotoma macrocera? - Nephrotoma macrocera
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
August 30, 2006
Size: 22 - 23 mm wingspan
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Nephrotoma macrocera? - Nephrotoma macrocera
Nephrotoma macrocera? - Nephrotoma macrocera
Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
August 30, 2006
Size: 22 - 23 mm wingspan
1 of 2 images of this specimen.

Black Setwing or Blue Dasher Female? - Dythemis nigrescens - female
Black Setwing or Blue Dasher Female? - Dythemis nigrescens - Female
San Antonio area, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 31, 2006
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
Same Specimen, taken at a slightly different angle.

Black Setwing or Blue Dasher Female? - Dythemis nigrescens - female
Black Setwing or Blue Dasher Female? - Dythemis nigrescens - Female
San Antonio area, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 31, 2006
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
Originally I believed this to be a female Black Setwing. Mainly because of the dark tips on the wings. I found her perched on some oak out in my wood pile. The same location a male Black Setwing was the day before. After further review, I'm not 100% sure . . . could this be female Blue Dasher? Since there are no images of Black Setwing Females available and I'm still learning all these . . . . Can anyone help?

Yellow moth - Marimatha nigrofimbria
Yellow moth - Marimatha nigrofimbria
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
August 30, 2006
ID based on other images in the guide. First for FL.

Black Setwing - Male - Dorsal View - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Dorsal View - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
3 of 3 images of this specimen.
This guy was kind enough to let me take many photos, unfortunately only a few were worthy of posting, this being a marginal shot, but the only one from above that came out decent.

Black Setwing - Male - Face - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Face - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
Front view

Black Setwing - Male - Dythemis nigrescens - male
Black Setwing - Male - Dythemis nigrescens - Male
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 30, 2006
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
If someone can confirm the ID on this one, I have a few more detailed images I will add to the guide page.
TIA,
GD