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Sympetrum ambiguum (Blue-Faced Meadowhawk)
Total length = 37mm
male

The small, Blue-Faced Meadowhawk has a white face with a turquoise forehead. The abdomen is reddish-brown; the wings are clear.

This uncommon species can be seen from June through October around marshes, bogs, and fens, and sometimes ponds and lakes.

Collection of the Illinois State Museum
Photographed by Dr. Everett Cashatt

<b>Sympetrum ambiguum</b>  (Blue-Faced Meadowhawk)

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