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Female located 19 July 2010 flying by a small pond that is surrounded by sedges.
Midway Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah
GPS N. 40º35' 25.47", W. 111º 30' 10.40"
Elevation 8339 feet
All photos were posed.
I.D. verified by Dennis Paulsen "That indeed is a young female Dot-tailed Whiteface, from its color pattern and subgenital plate (pair of peglike protuberances). I guess the "chin" in DTB is the labium, the jointed structure under the mandibles. That is fairly variable in color." Dennis
I.D. verified by Alan Myrup
"Yes, your label, Leucorrhinia intacta, (Dot-tailed Whiteface) is correct. The ventral view of the subgenital plates is the key." Alan
Characteristics of Female
1. Amber colored inner wings
2. Segments two through 7 have yellow dorsal spots. Segment seven spot is almost a square.
3. White face
4. Small black basal wing spots
5. Black legs
6. "Female subgenital plate 2 parallel pegs 1/4 as long as Segment 9 and separated by a distance equal to their length" per Sidney W. Dunkle "Dragonflies through Binoculars"
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