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    • Swift Setwing
  • Scientific Names
    • Dythemis velox

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Recent observations

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Date

July 5, 2015

Description

See photo. Also submitted to Odonata Central.

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

See photo. Also Submitted to Odonata Central.

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

May 15, 2016 11:40 AM CDT

Description

I spent the weekend at a small Bird and Flower festival and it was quite fun. I got out and saw a few interesting things.

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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ericisley

Date

May 1, 2016

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Observer

mchlfx

Date

April 22, 2016 01:54 PM CDT

Description

This one has me stumped. Though a bad shot for ID I could swear I've seen that pattern on the abdomen before. My first thought was Pale-faced club skimmer that that's not it. Setwings also don't seem to match.

Any hints or ID's most welcome!

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What

Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Observer

briang

Date

August 18, 2015 07:41 PM CDT

Description

Male Dythemis velox

My brother and I have noticed that when Dythemis velox are in hand they almost seem to play dead...become still and sometimes draw limbs inward. It has happened consistently (with behavior occurring at least one time) after more than 30 captures in widely disparate locations.

Has anyone else experienced this potential defense behavior?

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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ericisley

Date

April 10, 2016

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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juniperhops

Date

September 20, 2014 10:48 AM MDT

Description

First county record ...Pinal county

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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juancruzado

Date

August 26, 2015

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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carloscarrera

Date

October 3, 2015

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

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carloscarrera

Date

September 10, 2015

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Swift Setwing Dythemis velox

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 7, 2015 11:55 AM CST
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