Sooty Saddlebags

Order: Odonata
- Suborder: Anisoptera (Dragonfly)
- - Family: Skimmers (Libellulidae)
- - - Genus: Tramea
- - - - Species: binotata

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Sooty Saddlebags, Mature male, Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 3 November 2012
Sooty Saddlebags, Mature male, Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 3 November 2012

Species to compare (enter common name)

  • Sooty Saddlebags
    Sooty Saddlebags, Mature male (same as above): detail of thorax, hindwing patch, and appendages. Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 3 November 2012.
  • Sooty Saddlebags
    Sooty Saddlebags, Immature male, Kearny Lake, Pinal, AZ, 11 October 2009. FOURTH US AND THIRD ARIZONA RECORD. Note dark underside of abdomen and black abdominal segments 8-10.
  • Sooty Saddlebags
    Sooty Saddlebags, Immature male (same as above), Kearny Lake, Pinal, AZ, 11 October 2009.
  • Sooty Saddlebags
    Sooty Saddlebags, Immature male (same as above), Kearny Lake, Pinal, AZ, 11 October 2009: Lateral view of appendages. Note long cerci and almost completely black abdominal segments 8-10.
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