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

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Recent observations

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alexminico

Date

August 19, 2010

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alexminico

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August 25, 2010

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alexminico

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July 9, 2010

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alexminico

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September 11, 2010

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alexminico

Date

July 6, 2010

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What

Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens

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mickeylong

Date

October 24, 2014

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Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

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gpstewart

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October 24, 2014 10:15 AM CDT

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Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta

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taogirl

Date

October 22, 2014

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swift setwing Dythemis velox

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ericisley

Date

October 24, 2014

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Autumn Meadowhawk Sympetrum vicinum

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aredoubles

Date

October 24, 2014 11:09 AM CDT

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Neon Skimmer Libellula croceipennis

Observer

kjhurme

Date

August 5, 2014 11:48 AM EDT

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Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

kjhurme

Date

July 26, 2014 12:34 PM EDT

Description

Beautiful male displaying above my koi pond.

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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.