|Common Name:||Dragonfly, Common Whitetail|
|Scientific Name:||Libellula lydia |
|Area:||Adair Pond, Oregon|
|Date:||July 30, 2010|
Formerly classified as Plathemis lydia. Only the males are white, females and juveniles have brown abdomens with .yellow spots on the sides of the abdomens. The photo below I believe to be a juvenile.
Moore Park, Klamath Falls, Oregon - - - June 29, 2018
|Reference:||National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects & Spiders / Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon by Kerst & Gordon / Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West by Paulson||