Great Spreadwing damselfly (male)

Sharing some love for the Great Spreadwing damselfly (Archilestes grandis) on Valentine’s Day — one look at those deep blue eyes and you’ll know why it was love at first sight!

Great Spreadwing damselfly (male)

17 October 2014

This individual — spotted near a vernal pool in the forest at Huntley Meadows Park — is a male, as indicated by its coloration and terminal appendages. Notice the male flexing his appendages in the following photo.

Great Spreadwing damselfly (male)

17 October 2014

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