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Insect discovered by Tclenche (#6980)

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Observed: July 1, 2015 @ 3:15 PM
Posted on: July 4, 2015 @ 8:44 PM (diff: 3 days)
I had no idea on this insect. I observed it crawling in from a wooden wharf towards land. thanks to Frank for identifying it as a dragonfly nymph

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By Frank on 7/4/2015 9:40:54 PM

Looks like a dragonfly nymph, they crawl onto land to morph. It looks like the the back is beginning  to split . The damselflies will be crawling out and emerging as well.

By Frank on 7/5/2015 5:58:50 PM

You're welcome. Its a great photograph that probably only a fly tying nut would appreciate!

By Tclenche on 7/6/2015 7:08:01 PM

it is the first sighting like this for me. I was sitting there minding my own business and spotted this creature walking directly towards me. It was still hard to get a good photo. Thanks again frank with the ID help!

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