Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)

By: nfldkings

Jan 12 2013

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Category: Damselflies, Dancers

2 Comments

Aperture:f/4.5
Focal Length:5.2mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/400 sec
Camera:DMC-LZ8
Cowling Arboretum, Carleton College, Northfield
August 18, 2012
male

Railroad grade along Cannon River, Northfield
June 23, 2010
female

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2 comments on “Blue-fronted Dancer (Argia apicalis)”

  1. this is similar to out blue tailed damselfly…..do the females have various colour forms?

    • Ian, I’ve added a photo of the female of this species. The females can also be bright blue, resembling the males, so they are indeed polymorphic.


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