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Darting Cruiser Dragonfly - Phyllomacromia picta

Darting Cruiser Dragonfly – Phyllomacromia Picta

This large fast flying dragonfly has metalic green eyes and the body is a combination of dark and yellow banding. The thorax has 3 yellow bands that help to distinguish it from similar species. They may perch but often hang from a branch. Wide-spread and often far from water but prefers to breed in large bodies of still water.