Spangled Skimmer dragonfly (immature male)

The following photos show a Spangled Skimmer dragonfly (Libellula cyanea) spotted in an open field along the trail to Hidden Pond, a small lake located at Meadowood Recreation Area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. This individual is an immature male, as indicated by its coloration and the terminal appendages at the end of its abdomen.

Spangled Skimmer dragonfly (immature male) Spangled Skimmer dragonfly (immature male)

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