Zebra Dragonfly/Moth?
Location: Southwestern Pennsylvania (near Monongahela river)
August 8, 2011 4:30 pm
Found this nifty looking bug outside of my house – he was already comatose when I came upon him, so i put a quarter by him for size comparison and took some pictures… Thanks!
Signature: KatieC

Male Common Whitetail

Hi Katie,
Your Dragonfly is a male Common Whitetail.  Like many Dragonflies, this is a sexually dimorphic species because only the males have the white abdomen, and the wing patterns of the sexes are also different.

Location: Pennsylvania

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