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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Please, can someone ID these 2 Dragonflies

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TheHackster
Columbus, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 26, 2012
9:43 PM

Post #9220032

I have two dragonflies I hope someone can ID.

Pic #1 - The Green One

Pic #2 - The Black One

Thanks,
Hack

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

July 27, 2012
3:06 AM

Post #9220112

#1 - Female eastern pondhawk - http://njodes.com/Speciesaccts/skimmers/pond-east.asp

#2 - Possibly a male slaty skimmer - http://www.carolinanature.com/odonata/slatyskimmer.html
TheHackster
Columbus, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 27, 2012
9:26 AM

Post #9220411

On #2 you are absolutely right, look at the "boot" in the lower wing. Your link said the boot was helpful in ID'ing them. It is clearly visible on one of my other pics.

Thanks,
Hack

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TheHackster
Columbus, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 27, 2012
9:28 AM

Post #9220412

Thanks for both the ID's.

Hack
1alh1
Sidney, OH
(Zone 6a)

July 27, 2012
9:38 PM

Post #9221058

Great photos!
TheHackster
Columbus, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 28, 2012
6:47 AM

Post #9221234

1alh1 wrote:Great photos!


Thanks.

Hack

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