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Common Name:Dragonfly, Common Whitetail
Scientific Name:Libellula lydia
Family:Libellulidae (Skimmers)
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