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Big Day in PA

Posted on Sep 12, 2013

Big Day in PA

On September 7 the RTPI conservation staff enjoyed some incredibly successful field work while joined by a couple of friends. We took a trip south to Pennsylvania to search for conservation priority species. For now let’s look at a couple of the odonates we discovered there. Here’s a male American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana), a gorgeous damselfly that was found in the dozens all over the locations we visited. Additionally there were probably hundreds of the Powdered Dancer (Argia moesta). This male is a relatively bright chalky white yet it seems to fit in well on this rock in...

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