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Tue Feb 26 13:01:30 PST 2008
On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 08:37:58PM +0000, Colin Adams wrote:
> On 26/02/2008, Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
> > :P.S. Can someone tell me the scientific name of the species pictured
> > :in the mascot?
> > I'm afraid I don't know. I took that picture in my garden, in
> > Berkeley, California.
> Well, I will find out. It is almost certainly a Darter (Sympetrum) -
> although you Americans call them Meadowhawks.
I grew up calling them mosquito-hawks. I know the term "dragonfly" obviously, but I've never head of the term meadowhawk.
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