"Apeora" Pilot Darner (Coryphaeshna
- a species which is known from scattered locales from Veracruz, Costa Rica, and the West Indies I've illustrated some details that led to my identification in the 3rd photo/collage.
TEXAS: Real Co; White Ranch River Resort, ca 3 mi E of Vance - Female - 15 July 2009
see Paulson, D.R. 1994. "Two New Species of Coryphaeschna From Middle America, and a Discussion of the Red Species of the Genus (Anisoptera: Aeshnidae)". Odonatologica 23(4): 379-398. To read the species description and form your own conclusions, you can find a pdf of this paper HERE.
For comparison photos of this species, see:
http://gallery.cs.umb.edu/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=383445 (very similar IMHO)
And to compare to the similar C. diapyra, see: