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Dragonfly Legs

Usually leg's aren't real important in ID, but in a few cases they can be helpful.

In some groups such as the Cruisers, of of the leg can be significant in species level ID. Spiketails, Darners, and some Skimmers, the legs are notably long and the spacing of the spines on the leg can help in some ID's.

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