Western Pondhawk
Erythemis collocata
Female

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Female at wetland near Goshen, Utah County, Utah
16 June 2015
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Female with damselfly as her prey
at wetland near Goshen, Utah County, Utah

16 June 2015

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Full Dorsal View
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 2010 female full
                      dorsal view


Full Lateral View
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 2010Female - Full lateral View


Thorax and Head - Dorsal View
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 2010thorax and head 7


Lateral View of Thorax
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 20106


Underside of Second Segment Showing no Male Genitalia
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 2010
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Top of Head
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 20108


Front of Face
James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 20109


Photo Details - ŠNicky Davis
Photo 1 and 2 taken at wetland near Goshen, Utah 16 June 2015
Photos 3 thru 9 of female located at the James Walter Fitzgerald Wild Bird Refuge on 9 August 2010

Characteristics
  • 1 .75 inch  long, 2.5 inch wingspan
  • Blue eyes
  • green face
  • pruinose blue
  • females and immatures bright green with dark line down center of top of abdomen.  In immature the thorax is the last to turn blue
  • prefers perching near the ground 

Information from "Common Dragonflies of the Southwest" by Kathy Biggs
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