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    • Skimmers
  • Scientific Names
    • Libellulidae
  • Spanish
    • Libélulas rayadoras
  • French
    • libellulidés

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

magazhu

Date

December 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:37 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:35 AM SAST

Description

Big concentration of dragonflies on edge of savanna -- a lek? At least some look like saddlebags, Tramea genus, but others do not appear to have saddlebags. Mixed group?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:18 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

P1010125

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:16 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 10:09 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 09:54 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 09:51 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

P1010088

What

Lucia Widow Palpopleura lucia

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 09:49 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 09:46 AM SAST

Description

Tramea basilaris?

Photos / Sounds

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

muir

Date

December 4, 2014 08:43 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

December 3, 2014 04:26 PM SAST
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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.