Members of the genus Lestes tend to perch with their wings spread, unlike other damselflies - hence the name. They are abundant in the field near my vernal ponds and easier to spot than other damselflies thanks to their posture.
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Categories & Keywords
Category:Animals
Subcategory:Insects
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Damselfly, Lestes, Spreadwing, Zygoptera