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These multiple Bar-winged Skimmers Libellula axilena were some of the 10+ seen at a small peat-stained pond (first discovered by Greg Lasley) in the forest a few miles southwest of the dam at Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Jasper county, Texas on June 27, 2008:

Each time a female arrived at the water up to four males fought to grab her, she and the winner then disappeared for a bit, and re-appeared with her egg-laying and him guarding her very closely:

This female was photographed at the Beaver Ponds located just 250 yards northwest of the above site on June 04, 2009: