deponti (deponti) wrote,
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What kind of Calopteryx? Wehr Nature Park, Milwaukee, 260615

Names...are so tough.


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I was trying to identify this Damselfly.

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From the FB post of someone from Poland, I realized that it was a

Calopteryx

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But having done that, I am not sure how to narrow it down further.

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I looked around on the net.

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Or a

maculata ?

Seems most likely to be the last one...

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but I've decided, nowadays, not to bother too much about a name. Mr W S said it a long time ago, "a rose by any other name would smell as sweet"...so..it can be a Demoiselle, or a Jewelwing...either way, it's such a beautiful creature!

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