Mature male blue dasher dragonfly perched on a water lily bud by David Smart for Stocksy United

Mature male blue dasher dragonfly perched on a water lily bud

A mature male Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis) dragonfly perched on the tip of a waterlily bud. As the male blue dasher nears the end of its life-cycle, the bluish-white pruinescence on the back of the abdomen shows the signs of aging.

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Uploaded 22 May, 2013

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