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greenthumb99

greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

August 16, 2012
12:21 PM

Post #9243645

I have seen lots of damselflies in my life but this one must be one anorexic damsel, thinnest body I've ever seen. Just the one shot before it flew away.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

August 16, 2012
6:44 PM

Post #9244114

It's one of the spreadwings in the genus Lestes - see http://austinbug.com/survey/2010/pics/10-21-10spreadwing.jpg for an example.

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