Had a wonderful time exploring this nature trail with iNat power-user, Jay Keller @jaykeller! It was way cool to talk nature with a fellow iNatter. :)
Since the weather was so awesome today, I spent the afternoon exploring this other park by Lake Worth.
Explored this little rocky spot next to Lake Benbrook.
Female on Black and Blue Salvia.
By Harold Willis, volunteer entomologist
The Common Whitetail or Long-tailed Skimmer (Plathemis lydia) is a common dragonfly across much of North America, with a striking and unusual appearance. The male's chunky white body (about 5 cm long), combined with the brownish-black bands on its otherwise translucent wings, give it a checkered look. Females have a brown body and a different pattern of wing spots, closely resembling that of female Libellula pulchella, the Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Whitetail females can be distinguished by their smaller...