Here is a surprise. Dragonflies and Damselflies are aquatic insects, yet they can be found in the Sonoran Desert when there is a source of water. I found this one when the wash flooded last month (I’m behind on my photos). Since there are no fish to eat them, they can be successful in the desert. Not only is a damselfly more dainty, but it is distinguished from the dragonfly by the way its wings are folded over the body.
I processed this one using Topaz denoise, clarity (masking out background) and then restyle.