Dragonflies, Damselflies

 


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Blue Dasher--adult female

2
Eastern Pondhawk--adult female

3
Eastern Pondhawk--adult female

4
Needham's Skimmer--adult male

5
Blue Dasher--adult female


6
Rambur's Forktail--adult male


7
Eastern Pondhawk--adult female


8
Four-spotted Pennant--female or immature male

9
Four-spotted Pennant close-up


10
Halloween Pennant--adult female


11
Rambur's Forktail--immature female



12
Rambur's Forktail with a cluster of parasitic mites on her side

13
Eastern Amberwing--adult female


14
Needham's Skimmer--adult female


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Needham's Skimmer--adult female


16
Great Blue Skimmer--adult male


17
Blue Dasher--adult male oblesking (pointing his abdomen towards the sun thought to reduce exposure to the sun during hot weather)

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Roseate Skimmer--adult male

19
Blue Dasher--adult male

20
Citrine Forktail--immature female

21
Rambur's Forktail--adult female

22
Rambur's Forktails mating (male is at top of photo)

23
Eastern Amberwing--adult male

24
Common Green Darners in tandem with female laying eggs

25
Common Green Darner (adult male)  showing the unique "bull's-eye" mark, present in both sexes,  on top of the frons (forehead).

26
Black Saddlebags

27
Variegated Meadowhawk--adult female

28
Great Blue Skimmer--adult male

29
Needham's Skimmer--adult female

30
Adult male Citrine Forktail damselfly--notice the few small parasitic mites under his abdomen.

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Citrine Forktail damselflies mating (male is at top of photo)

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Adult female Citrine Forktail damselfly

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Immature female Citrine Forktail damselfly

34
Male Blue Dasher dragonfly

35
Male Needham's Skimmer

36
The back of a male Needham's Skimmer

37
Black Saddlebags dragonfly

38
Close-up of the back of the same Black Saddlebags

39
Same Black Saddlebags

40
Male Eastern Pondhawk

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Adult female Needham's Skimmer

42
Close-up of the same adult female Needham's Skimmer

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Another female Needham's Skimmer

44
Female or immature male Halloween Pennant

45
Adult female Eastern Pondhawk

46
Female or immature male Great Blue Skimmer

47
Female Ebony Jewelwing

48
Male Fragile Forktail
damselfly

49
Rambur's Forktail

50
Male Eastern Amberwing

51
Male Eastern Amberwing oblesking
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Male Blue Dasher oblesking

53
Male Eastern Amberwing

54
Four-spotted Pennant
(female or imm. male)

55
Halloween Pennant

56
Female Needham's Skimmer

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Female Needham's Skimmer

58
Female Needham's Skimmer

59
Male Needham's Skimmer

60
Female Eastern Pondhawk

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Male blue Dasher oblesking

62
Female Needham's Skimmer

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Male Needham's Skimmer