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Splashing with its abdomen
This is the smallest dragonfly I've ever observed. I estimate it to be 1" in length or less. Any help with the identification is appreciated.
The Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera) is a species of dragonfly in family Libellulidae. It is very small, reaching a total length of no more than 25 mm. The males have orange or amber wings. Both genders have a red pterostigma.