Variegated  Meadowhawk,  Male
Libellulidae  Libellulinae   Sympetrum   corruptum

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Variegated Meadowhawk

side view

head and face


dorsal view of abdomen





Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Chicken Creek, Juab County, Utah - Lat 39° 28' 55.09" N,   Long 111°58' 27.63" W - Elevation  5077 feet. June 11, 2006.
The bump under 2nd segment and 3 appendages make this a male

1. Dorsal View
2. Side View
3. Face
4. Thorax
5. Dorsal view of  abdomen
6., 7., 8. Appendages

length of 1 5/8 to 1 11/16 inches. Adult Male thorax may be marked with a pair of yellow spots. The abdomen pattern is  red, pink, and golden brown. The leading wing edges  have pinkish wing veins. Mature females  are marked similarly but with less red. Immature males and females are paler  and  mottled with pale green, pale yellow, golden brown, and orange. The leading edges of the wings have brownish  veins.

County Record
Record submitted  to OdonataCentral  - Dragonflies and Damselflies of North America # OC 7111 on July 5, 2006.

lib-ell-YEW-lid-ee   sim-PEAT-rum 

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