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06.06.2022 Ebony Jewelwing – left, right and center

It’s still a little early for orchids at MacLeod Field where I find them every June. But there was no shortage of these Ebony Jewelwing-Calopteryx maculata damselflies which, as with yesterday’s fly, is my favorite of the Zygoptera suborder. These … Continue reading

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06.19.2020 Ebony Jewelwing

I visited the swamp meadow again looking for more Grass Pinks and Rose Pogonias as well as whatever I could find.  One of the “whatevers” was this damselfly, the Ebony Jewelwing-Calopteryx maculata.  The white spot on the wings, called a stigma, … Continue reading

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