Common Whitetail (f)

(Plathemis lydia). With six dark wing patches and slanted yellow side-stripes on the abdomen, the female is unlke the male in appearance. Many dragonfly species have males and females that look different. Often perches on ground or may be seen “dipping” rapidly over the pond as she deposits eggs. Habitat: ponds and marshes. Season: summer. Photo by Ann Cooper.

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