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    • Skimmers
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    • Libellulidae
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    • Libélulas rayadoras

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Black Meadowhawk Sympetrum danae

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum obtrusum

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Needham's skimmer Libellula needhami

Observer

royaltyler

Date

September 22, 2014 03:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

molanic

Date

July 9, 2012 02:58 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Male Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

Observer

molanic

Date

July 8, 2012 02:11 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly - Perithemis tenera

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

Observer

molanic

Date

August 15, 2012 04:11 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly Young Male

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

Observer

molanic

Date

August 15, 2012 03:28 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly Female

Photos / Sounds

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What

Slaty Skimmer Libellula incesta

Observer

brianw

Date

September 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

White-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum obtrusum

Observer

garychang

Date

September 15, 2014 03:33 PM PDT
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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.