Four-spotted Pennant

Based on my resources and interpretations, I think this dragonfly is a female Four-spotted Pennant (Brachymesia gravida).

 

Female four-spotted pennant

Female four-spotted pennant

 

Some of the items to note are the four brown spots on the wings, the white stigmas (tiny spots on the leading edge of the front wings), the brown striped thorax, and the reddish-brown and black patterns on the abdomen.

 

Female four-spotted pennant

Female four-spotted pennant

 

If these dragonflies will remain perched long enough for me to get a good view of them, they are one of the few species that I can identify reasonably well without a photo.

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