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Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
The Plateau Dragonlet (Erythrodiplax basifusca) is a dragonfly of the southwestern United States and Mexico. In the U.S. it is found in south and west Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. The first two shots here were taken in the Chinati Mountains of Presidio Co., Texas in September, 2004, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 2X extender and 550 EX flash.
The female shown here was on Bear Creek in Gila Co., Arizona, in April, 2005. The same gear as previously described was used.
The next two shots of females were taken near Marathon, Brewster Co., Texas, in September, 2005, with the same gear as previously described.
This male was in the Chinati Mountains of Presidio Co., Texas, in September, 2006, and was shot with the same gear as described previously.
The male Plateau Dragonlet shown here was in Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, in May, 2008. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Cienega Creek,
Big Bend Ranch State Park,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 August 2013
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Cienega Creek,
Big Bend Ranch State Park,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 August 2013

Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
teneral female
Parker Canyon Lake,
Cochise Co., Arizona
26 August 2013


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Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Sycamore Canyon,
Santa Cruz Co.,
Arizona
28 August 2013
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Rancho Primavera,
near El Tuito, Jalisco,
Mexico
11 April 2014
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Rancho Primavera,
near El Tuito, Jalisco,
Mexico
11 April 2014
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
male
Cibilo Creek,
Shafter,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 May 2015
Plateau Dragonlet
Erythrodiplax basifusca
female
Katfish Kove,
Luna Co., New Mexico
27 August 2015
Lat 32.5517, Lon -107.9227