Great Basin Snaketail

Great Basin Snaketail

Great Basin Snaketail

With its green face and blue eyes, olive thorax with a double black line on each side and yellow and black abdomen the Great Basin snaketail (Ophiogomphus morrisoni)  is a colorful dragonfly. Great Basin snaketails are members of the clubtail group and are found in the dry mountains of central and northern California. Dan Ryan Meadow at Ash Creek (Lassen County CA) is home to this specimen.

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