Insect season is upon us. And how I love insects and arachnids…
Thankfully, White Rock Lake offers a plethora of critters to be admired, not the least of which happens to be a robust population of dragonflies.
Swift setwing (Dythemis velox); male
Widow skimmer (a.k.a. widow; Libellula luctuosa); male
Blue dasher (a.k.a. swift long-winged skimmer or blue pirate; Pachydiplax longipennis); male
Eastern pondhawk (a.k.a. common pondhawk or green jacket; Erythemis simplicicollis); male
Great blue skimmer (Libellula vibrans); female
Springwater dancer (Argia plana)