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rle Jun 26, 2013 1:00 PM

Snake Doctor
 
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Many moons ago my fishing buddies called this fly a "Snake Doctor"
I like the refraction in the water.

jjdog2 Jun 27, 2013 7:37 AM

I agree, interesting background you have captured.

jj

Suwanavi Jun 27, 2013 9:59 PM

Quite lovely. Also called a damselfly, I think.

jjdog2 Jun 28, 2013 7:36 AM

It might be a male Ebony Jewelwing Damsefly.

jj

rle Jun 28, 2013 6:41 PM

I googled Ebony Jewelwing Damsefly, and according Mr. Google that's just what it is. Had I told my fishing buddies 50 years ago it was anything but a snake doctor, I would have been in the creek getting a close look at an Ebony Jewelwing Damsefly!!


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