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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia

Observer

mchlfx

Date

March 29, 2015

Description

Female I believe. First dragonfly photo of the year.

I saw quite a few Common Green Darners but being extremely warm and mid afternoon they were not very still for photographs.

It was approximately 83 degrees out.

Photos / Sounds

What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

glmory

Date

March 29, 2015 12:18 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum

Observer

greglasley

Date

March 28, 2015

Description

young male

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Marsh Hawk Orthetrum sabina

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

June 6, 2012 05:42 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Percher Diplacodes lefebvrii

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

August 31, 2012 07:19 PM GST

Description

Captured in a light trap in sand desert near Al Ain, UAE

Photos / Sounds

What

Gully Darter - male Trithemis arteriosa

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 26, 2013 03:42 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

Carmine Darter - female Crocothemis erythraea

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

May 13, 2014 05:05 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orange Darter Trithemis kirbyi

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

December 13, 2013 12:26 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

What

Gully Darter - male Trithemis arteriosa

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

December 13, 2013 12:25 PM GST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Autumn Meadowhawk Sympetrum vicinum

Observer

wsc

Date

September 7, 2014 03:44 PM EDT

Description

1 in meadow
Cle Metroparks BBB

Photos / Sounds

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

January 30, 2015 10:36 AM GST

Description

Images 1&2: male
Image 3: female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gully Darter - male Trithemis arteriosa

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

December 13, 2013 12:25 PM GST
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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.