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blue dragonfly discovered by Tclenche (#7187)

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Observed: August 16, 2015 @ 3:15 PM
Posted on: August 16, 2015 @ 4:28 PM (diff: 0 days)
several of these small blue dragonflys on the beach area of the pond.

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By Frank on 8/17/2015 5:39:47 PM

Good photo tclenche. This one is the suborder Zygoptera of the Odonata, Dragonfly, family,  a Blue Damselfly sometimes called Blue Darter.
A nymph pattern fly is widely fished in ponds and lakes by fly fishermen and trout love them!
I wondered what that Mayfly was that Kenway showed recently, I thought it might have been an Isonychia,?

By Tclenche on 8/17/2015 7:19:28 PM

Thank you Frank for the information! Insects and freshwater life here in Newfoundland are two subjects i would like to see covered in books.

By Frank on 8/18/2015 11:09:32 AM

I too would appreciate some books on insects and fresh water life here. It seems the only interest is about the fish(and how to cook them)lol.

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