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All photographs ©2004-2010 by Mary Beth Stowe

 

Other Invertebrates - Damselflies and Dragonflies

Blue-fronted Dancer, dark male (Estero Llano Grande SP)

Female, same location

 

        

Normal males, NABA Garden left, Bentsen Rio Grande SP right

 

 

Blue female, Roma WBC (Starr Co.)

 

Powdered Dancer, Roma WBC (Starr Co.)

 

Paler Powdered Dancer, NABA Garden

 

   

Unstriped blue female (Chapeño, left; Falcon State Park, right; both Starr Co.)

 

Brown female, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

          

Female Rambur's Forktail, Falcon State Park

 

Another female form, Santa Ana NWR

 

   

Males, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands (left) and Texan Guest Ranch (right)

 

Another male, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

"In the wheel", Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

   

Desert Firetail, male left (Edinburg Scenic Wetlands); female right (Estero Llano Grande SP)

 

Male Familiar Bluet, Estero Llano Grande SP

 

Female, Yturrias Tract (LRGV NWR)

 

"Here's lookin' at'cha!"  (same location)

 

   

"In the wheel", Estero Llano Grande SP

 

 

Leonora's Dancers, Laguna Atascosa NWR

 

Female Citrine Forktail, Old Hidalgo Pumphouse

 

    

Male Dusky Dancers, Texan Guest Ranch

 

   

"In the wheel", same location

 

   

Female Dusky Dancer, Quinta Mazatlan

 

I thought for sure this dark damsel at Santa Ana NWR was an Ebony Jewelwing, but I was assured it was just a very dark Smoky Rubyspot!

 

A more normal individual at Santa Ana NWR

 

     

American Rubyspots, male (left) and female (right), both at Chapeño, Starr Co. 

 

           

Caribbean Yellowface, Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

Blue-ringed Dancer, Texan Guest Ranch

 

In tandem, Santa Ana NWR

 

Dancer orgy, Santa Ana NWR

 

       

Blue-ringed Dancers, showing variability

 

  

Female Neotropic Bluets, also showing variability

 

        

Male Neotropic Bluets

 

       

Possible Blue-ringed Dancers, NABA Garden (AUG 11)

 

Double-striped Bluets "in the wheel", Bentsen Rio Grande SP

 

Rainpool Spreadwing

 

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