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Neon skimmer on horsetail

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Neon Skimmer on Horsetail 7239

When I was at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on July 10th I photographed this obliging dragonfly that I take to be a neon skimmer, Libellula croceipennis, on the strobilus of a horsetail (genus Equisetum). Both the horsetail and this type of dragonfly are making their debut here today.

© 2014 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

August 9, 2014 at 5:55 AM

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