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Female Green Darner - Close-up A female green darner rests in some tall grass in the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife Refuge in northern Illinois. Anax junius,Geotagged,Green Darner,Illinois,Odonata,United States,Upper Mississippi River Wildlife Refuge,dragonflies Click/tap to enlarge

Female Green Darner - Close-up

A female green darner rests in some tall grass in the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife Refuge in northern Illinois.

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  1. Thank you for the many new species, Travis! Posted 8 years ago

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The Green Darner or Common Green Darner, after its resemblance to a darning-needle, is a species of dragonfly in the family Aeshnidae. One of the most common and abundant species throughout North America and it ranges south to Panama. It is well known for its great migration distance from the northern United States south into Texas and Mexico.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by travismorhardt
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Uploaded May 13, 2014. Captured May 12, 2014 07:38 in Unnamed Road, Thomson, IL 61285, USA.
  • TG-830
  • f/4.7
  • 10/1600s
  • ISO125
  • 6.6mm