common names: Common Whitetail, Long-Tailed Skimmer
common across much of North America
Dragonflies and damselflies belong to the order Odonata. Studying them is called "oding."
Check out this blog--July 9. 2009 for more dragonfly photos.
Animalia, Arthropoda, Hexapoda, Insecta, Odonata, Anisoptera, Libellulidae, Libellula, L. lydia
photo by me © 2009