Blue Dasher Dragonfly (Pachydiplax longipennis)

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

This one is transitioning into adulthood as can be seen from the coloration. Dragonflies are predatory in both adult and larval stages. Leave some taller, dry plant debris from your Florida native plants as perches for these beauties

Diet: insects, aquatic larvae such as mosquitoes


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