Great Spreadwing damselflies (Archilestes grandis), that is, and it’s good to see them! 22 September is believed to be a new early date for Great Spreadwing at Huntley Meadows Park; the previous early date was 06 October.
Two males were spotted at a vernal pool in a remote location in the park. More photos of both males will be featured in a follow-up post.
Both individuals are males, as indicated by their coloration and terminal appendages.
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