White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly – 8/11/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 8/11/12
Observation Time: 11:30 a.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond Road bridge over Billings Brook
Common Name: White-faced Meadowhawk dragonfly
Scientific Name: Sympetrum obtrusum
Comments: Adult males are identifiable by a distinctive pure white face and red body. Juveniles and younger females have a yellow abdomen. Older females have olive-brown or reddish-brown abdomen.
More Information: Wikipedia