Classification
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  • Chinese (Simplified)
    • 蜻科
  • Italian
    • Libellulide
  • English
    • Skimmers
  • Scientific Names
    • Libellulidae
  • Spanish
    • Libélulas rayadoras
  • French
    • libellulidés
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蜻蜓科

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Recent observations

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Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum

Observer

scottking

Date

August 6, 2016 05:43 PM CDT

Description

Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Pilgrim Creek Road
Grand Tetons National Park

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Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum

Observer

scottking

Date

August 6, 2016 12:05 PM CDT

Description

Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Heron Pond Trail
Colter Bay Village
Grand Tetons National Park

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Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum

Observer

scottking

Date

July 11, 2016 11:41 AM CDT

Description

Saffron-winged Meadowhawk
Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge
North Dakota

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White-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum obtrusum

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chikwauk

Date

August 27, 2016 02:23 PM CDT

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Striped Meadowhawk Sympetrum pallipes

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jimjohnson

Date

August 26, 2016 04:44 PM PDT

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Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 26, 2016 04:40 PM PDT

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Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 26, 2016 04:14 PM PDT

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Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 26, 2016 04:01 PM PDT

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Cardinal Meadowhawk Sympetrum illotum

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 26, 2016 03:33 PM PDT

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Twelve-spotted Skimmer Libellula pulchella

Observer

swampy

Date

August 27, 2016

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What

Striped Meadowhawk Sympetrum pallipes

Observer

swells

Date

August 26, 2016 11:08 AM HST

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What

Neon Skimmer Libellula croceipennis

Observer

thundercrow

Date

August 25, 2016 05:57 PM CDT
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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.
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