P1050606
Photo © 116916927065934112165, some rights reserved
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, MD (Google, OSM)
38.4243275598, -76.2043796293
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Description

Hanging out (on same branch) with a painted skimmer. In the field, I assumed it was the female of the species, but this website: http://southernspreadwing.com/odes/maryland/ guided me toward a different ID.

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Maybe Libellula needhami?

Posted by muir almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Needham's Skimmer - Photo (c) Eric Bronson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
muir's ID: Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)

Originally thought it was a spangled skimmer.

Posted by muir almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Needham's Skimmer - Photo (c) Eric Bronson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
greglasley's ID: Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)
Posted by greglasley over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Needham's Skimmer - Photo (c) Eric Bronson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
muir's ID: Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)
Needham's Skimmer - Photo (c) Eric Bronson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami)
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