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

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Recent observations

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What

Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

May 25, 2015 03:21 PM CDT

Description

Wouldn't come closer to shore for a good ID shot - immature?

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What

Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis

Observer

smwhite

Date

May 25, 2015 01:33 PM EDT

Description

Spring Valley Wildlife Area

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Observer

sindic

Date

June 19, 2011 02:02 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

October 15, 2013 02:44 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

October 15, 2013 01:48 PM CEST

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What

Great blue skimmer Libellula vibrans

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

moscow, tn (Google, OSM)

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What

Spangled skimmer Libellula cyanea

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

moscow, tn (Google, OSM)

Description

Pretty abundant at this location--much moreso than in the past couple of years.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bar-winged skimmer Libellula axilena

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

moscow, tn (Google, OSM)

Description

Immature male

Photos / Sounds

What

Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Teneral...

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What

Spangled skimmer Libellula cyanea

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

May 20, 2015

Description

Female

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What

Widow skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

mmcmasters

Date

May 20, 2015

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

widow skimmer Libellula luctuosa

Observer

jdickson3

Date

July 19, 2011

Description

I found this dragonfly along North Fork Pine Creek, North Park.

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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.