Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis), male
Size: 2.5 - 4.3 cm (1.0 -1.7 in.)
Description: The following traits are characteristic of mature males: a white face, metallic green eyes, a black and yellow striped thorax, and a pale blue, tapered abdomen. Two black streaks cross an amber spot located at the base of the hindwings. The abdomen of females is short and blunt, and the hindwings lack black streaks.