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    • Perithemis tenera
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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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jimjohnson

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April 30, 2012

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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poncho

Date

July 27, 2008

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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jimjohnson

Date

May 10, 2008

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eastern amberwing Perithemis tenera

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camelcreek

Date

September 17, 2014 02:07 AM EDT

Description

Brief description of what you observed

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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gaudettelaura

Date

October 30, 2014

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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sambiology

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October 31, 2014

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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treichard

Date

July 31, 2014 02:58 PM EDT

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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treichard

Date

July 28, 2014 02:15 PM EDT

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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treichard

Date

July 28, 2014 12:45 PM EDT

Description

Splashing with its abdomen

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Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera) Perithemis tenera

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sambiology

Date

October 10, 2014

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Eastern Amberwing (Perithemis tenera) Perithemis tenera

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sambiology

Date

October 10, 2014

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

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mchlfx

Date

October 10, 2014

Description

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.

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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.