Slender Spreadwing damselfly (female)

Slender Spreadwing damselfly (female)

06 OCT 2014 | HMP | Slender Spreadwing damselfly (female)

The preceding photograph shows a Slender Spreadwing damselfly (Lestes rectangularis) spotted near a vernal pool at Huntley Meadows Park (HMP). This individual is a female as indicated by its terminal appendages and the ovipositor located on the underside of the posterior abdomen.

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