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    • Skimmers
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    • Libellulidae
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    • Libélulas rayadoras

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Recent observations

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Band-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum semicinctum

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godricvt

Date

July 25, 2014

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曉褐蜻 雄性 Trithemis aurora

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

July 12, 2014 02:38 PM HKT

Description

曉褐蜻 雄性 (Trithemis aurora)

參考 : 《香港蜻蜓 The Dragonflies of Hong Kong》- 漁農自然護理處 / 譚子慧 et al 2011 第一版 p.334-335
http://www.pbase.com/image/59494220
http://www.afcd.gov.hk/tc_chi/conservation/hkbiodiversity/database/popup_record.asp?id=826&lang=tc

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曉褐蜻 雌性 Trithemis aurora

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sunnetchan

Date

July 12, 2014 10:57 AM HKT

Description

曉褐蜻 雌性 Crimson Marsh Glider (Trithemis aurora) Female

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Ruby Meadowhawk Sympetrum rubicundulum

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madore27

Date

July 26, 2014 04:05 PM EDT

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Slaty Skimmer Libellula incesta

Observer

cyric

Date

July 25, 2014 03:35 PM EDT

Description

A male Slaty Skimmer at Buck Hill MA.

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Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

Observer

cyric

Date

July 25, 2014 02:36 PM EDT

Description

A male Eastern Amberwing at Buck Hill MA.

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Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

Observer

cyric

Date

July 25, 2014 02:40 PM EDT

Description

An immature male Eastern Pondhawk at Buck Hill MA.

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Calico Pennant Celithemis elisa

Observer

cyric

Date

July 25, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

Description

A male Calico Pennant at Buck Hill MA.

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Spangled Skimmer Libellula cyanea

Observer

cyric

Date

July 25, 2014 01:19 PM EDT

Description

A male Spangled Skimmer at Buck Hill MA.

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Black Saddlebags Tramea lacerata

Observer

mickeylong

Date

July 27, 2014

Description

Near Rio Hondo river. ID by black "ink blotch" at base of wing and pale yellow-orange spot on one hind abdominal segment.

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Needham's Skimmer Libellula needhami

Observer

ericisley

Date

July 26, 2014 10:53 AM CDT

Description

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Band-winged Dragonlet Erythrodiplax umbrata

Observer

lg_price

Date

July 26, 2014 03:01 PM CDT

Description

2 seen at this location

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Description from Wikipedia

The skimmers or perchers and their relatives form the Libellulidae, the largest dragonfly family in the world. It is sometimes considered to contain the Corduliidae as the subfamily Corduliinae and the Macromiidae as the subfamily Macromiinae. Even if these are excluded (as Silsby does), there still remains a family of over 1000 species. With nearly worldwide distribution, these are almost certainly the most often seen of all dragonflies.

No range data available.