Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly Female
Perithemis tenera
left Female Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly Photograph right
2007 Photograph, Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly (Perithemis tenera, Family Libellulidae) female, Waples' Estates Catch Basin, Fairfax, Virginia, © 2020.
This photo shows a common activity of dragonflies, namely, raising their abdomen and positioning their wings to soak up sunlight and warm up after a cool night.
Jian Zhe Li

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