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Monday, September 16, 2013

Black-tailed Dragonfly (Nesciothemis farinose) Male

Family Libellulidae
 Fairly common in all but the drier, Cape regions.

3 comments:

Firefly said...

This is one of my favourite insects. I love watching them

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

I love dragon flies but we see very few around here. Sadly no water close at hand. I did suggest a fish pool but I was told it was too much trouble and we had nor room!! Have a good day Diane

Gaelyn said...

So fun to watch these amazing creatures, and so many different kinds. Don't see them much in AZ.