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Here are three male Claret Pondhawks Erythemis mithroides/"taxon novum" found at the entrance pond at Santa Ana NWR on June 10, 2009. These constitute the fifth record of this taxon for the United States - which hopefuly will be formally described soon:

This is the first individual, found on June 09; once we managed to get close to it, it was very confiding:

The second male was across the pond:

- and this third male was actually quite close to the first male - we could see both at the same time: