Blue Dasher Dragonfly (Pachydiplax longipennis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Blue Dasher Dragonfly (Pachydiplax longipennis)

Dragonflies are predatory in both adult and larval stages.

Range: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/insects/dfly/usa/400.htm

Diet: insects, aquatic larvae such as mosquitoes

Learn: http://www.odonatacentral.org/index.php/FieldGuideAction.get/id/47452

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Primrosewillow (Ludwigia sp)

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