Saffron-winged  Meadowhawk, Female  - Libellulidae  Libellulinae   Sympetrum   costiferum
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face and legs

female


full view


dorsal view


Top of Thorax

top of thorax

Close-up of Thorax
closeup of thorax- side view

Closeup of Wings
wings

Closeup of abdomen
abdomen


Close-up of Top of eyes and face
eyes and face


Appendages
appendages
appendages



Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Located 28 August, 2011 at James Walter Fitzgerald Wildlife Management Area, Tooele County, Utah
elevation is 5223 Feet
N. 40.10.97, W. 112.25.26


Characteristics
Length - 37 mm
Stigma - yellow with black borders
Leading wing - golden
Female Abdomen - golden - "Some have a black ventrolateral line on the abdomen, while others lack it"  - Dennis Paulson



Pronunciation
lib-ell-YEW-lid-ee   sim-PEAT-rum 

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