White-faced Meadowhawk Dragonfly – 8/15/18

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/15/18

Observation Time: 1:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly (male)

Scientific Name: Sympetrum obtrusum

Comments: Juveniles and females have yellow abdomens. Males are red. Similar to Ruby Meadowhawk and Cherry-faced Meadowhawk, but white-faced meadowhawks have a distinctive white face.

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