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Images in Ultraviolet (UV) Light

Dragonflies & Damselflies Page 2

Ref: large red damselfly 2 in uv.jpg

Ref: banded demoiselle damselfly female in uv.jpg

Ref: banded demoiselle damselfly male in uv.jpg

Ref: black-tailed skimmer dragonfly imm male in uv.jpg

This Dragonfly has a blue power on the top surface similar to the Broad Bodied Chaser, and shows similar (though in this immature male not as developed) UV reflectance.
Photographed with permission from a protected private site, we limited our handling to a minimum.

Ref: broad-bodied chaser dragonfly female in uv.jpg

No obvious UV on the top surface, unlike the males which follow.




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