Delta-Spotted Spiketail dragonfly – 6/15/13
Observer: Vin Zollo
Observation Date: 6/15/13
Observation Time: 4:13 p.m.
Observation Location: Power line cut along Moose Hill St.
Common Name: Delta-spotted Spiketail dragonfly
Scientific Name: Cordulegaster diastatops
Comments: This one is teneral (wings are shiny), meaning that it recently emerged into adult form. This dragonfly gets its name from the delta-shaped (i.e.triangular) marks along its abdomen.
More Information: iNaturalist.org