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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Rock Skimmer Paltothemis lineatipes

Observer

juniperhops

Date

April 26, 2015 01:00 PM MDT

Description

Nice in hand male views and some female views.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pin-tailed Pondhawk Erythemis plebeja

Observer

heliographyst

Date

April 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Libélula cardenal Sympetrum illotum

Observer

heliographyst

Date

April 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

robberfly

Date

May 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 4, 2015 10:23 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 4, 2015 11:39 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Four-spotted Pennant Brachymesia gravida

Observer

finatic

Date

April 18, 2015 10:35 AM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

April 18, 2015 11:38 AM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Pennant Brachymesia furcata

Observer

finatic

Date

April 18, 2015 11:40 AM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Little Blue Dragonlet Erythrodiplax minuscula

Observer

finatic

Date

April 20, 2015 09:51 AM PDT

Description

Sumter County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Blue Dragonlet Erythrodiplax minuscula

Observer

finatic

Date

April 20, 2015 09:53 AM PDT

Description

Sumter County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera

Observer

finatic

Date

April 19, 2015 06:28 PM PDT

Description

Collier County, Florida, US

Catching a ride atop an American Alligator.

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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.