Cherry-faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum internum female

These are scans of a female Cherry-faced Meadowhawk caught August 29, 2003, near Orr Lake near the hamlet of Bray, which is off of Highway 97, East of Weed in Siskiyou Co, CA.

Note how much less black the side of the thorax shows compared to a Western Meadowhawk

This view shows the parts that are necessary (vulvar laminae) to confirm an ID of females of this species

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