Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly Male
Calopteryx (Agrion) maculata
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2021 Photograph, Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly Male (Calopteryx (Agrion) maculata, Jewelwing Damselflies Family Calopterygidae, Order Odonata, Suborder Zygoptera), Fairfax Villa Park, Fairfax, Virginia, © 2021.
This damselfly is usually found along smaller wooded streams.  The female is brownish and has a white stigma or pterostigma (a distinctive cell near the tip of a damselfly or dragonfly's wing).
Jian Zhe Li

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