Common Whitetail

Subject: Never seen before
Location: St.Louis County, Missouri
August 21, 2013 9:31 am
Can you identify the insect I photographed last evening, Aug. 20, 2013, in my front yard of St.Louis County, Missouri? It had partially transparent wings and long white body and fly like head. It didn’t seem afraid and would lift into the air and land again at my feet. on concrete.
Signature: Robyn

Common Whitetail
Common Whitetail

Hi Robyn,
This Dragonfly is a male Common Whitetail,
Plathemis lydia.

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