Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly (Perithemis tenera)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly (Perithemis tenera)

A species of dragonfly in family Libellulidae. It is very small, reaching a total length of no more than 25mm. The males have orange or amber wings. Both genders have a red pterostigma.

shown on the seedhead of Florida Native Plant Bidens Alba

Learn Key to Florida Dragonflies: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in632

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