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Common Blue Damselfly
Lens: SMC DA 55-300 Camera: K-50 Photo Location: Liberty, Maine ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/320s Aperture: F7.1 
Posted By: SSGGeezer, 07-17-2017, 06:48 AM

Caught this Blue Damselfly on a leaf near the house. It appears to be a female with eggs under the rear of her abdomen.
Along with finding out the actual differences between dragonflies, they rest with their wings out perpendicular to their bodies, while resting Damselflies lay their wings along their bodies.
I also found out that this species lays its eggs in tall grass or weeds; that is why I suspect that those are eggs underneath her.

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