Is This a Clubtail Dragonfly? Nope
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Is This a Clubtail Dragonfly? Nope

BetCrooks

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I saw this dragonfly in the upland portion of Riverwood Conservancy in Mississauga today. It's perched on a mature (hand-sized) grape vine leaf. The "wasp waist" was very  noticeable, especially since I was expecting one of the fairly common kinds like a 12-spotted skimmer.

If it is a Clubtail, I doubt it would be possible to identify the type from the photo since I didn't get a side view. It's possible that it's so common, though, that someone can tell at a glance. If so, I'd appreciate any advice.

It's a new one for me, no matter what type it is.

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« Last Edit: June 01, 2016, 07:44:43 pm by BetCrooks »


JW Mills

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It's a Racket-tailed Emerald
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Guest »
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BetCrooks

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Thanks! That's a good name given the shape of the flattened part.
« Last Edit: December 31, 1969, 07:00:00 pm by Guest »