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Saddle Bag Dragonfly
Location:  North Middle Tennessee
August 2, 2010 10:04 am
Good Morning Daniel,
This fellow was trapped between the screen and window this morning. (hole in screen) I did a double take when I saw it, the transparent part of the wings didn’t show. I ran for the camera to get a shot of the very unusual bug. With a closer look I knew it was a dragonfly, never noticed one like this before but I have seen photos of it. It was so tired from trying to escape its entrapment it just sat on a piece of cardbord for photos. After a bit of a rest he flew into a nearby tree. Thank you for everything and have a wonderful day.
Richard

Black Saddlebags

Hi Richard,
We were going through mail from earlier in the week to see if we had missed any interesting requests, and we found your email.  We believe this is a Black Saddlebags,
Tramea lacerata.

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