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    • Eight-spotted Skimmer
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    • Libellula forensis

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Recent observations

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What

Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

July 23, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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garychang

Date

July 21, 2015 02:55 PM PDT

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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rjadams55

Date

June 25, 2015

Description

This male and female were perched on a chain-link fence on the east side of Willow Lake.

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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rjadams55

Date

June 25, 2015

Description

There was an large emergence of these skimmers with several dozen congregating along a small patch of lakefront grassland.

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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dsp

Date

July 20, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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dwest

Date

July 22, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Description

Male

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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maractwin

Date

July 21, 2015 02:29 PM EDT

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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celeste2

Date

July 20, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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maractwin

Date

July 20, 2015 05:24 PM EDT

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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dave-barry

Date

July 19, 2015

Description

male

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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bobmcd

Date

July 18, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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richardwasson

Date

July 12, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The Eight-spotted Skimmer (Libellula forensis) is a dragonfly of the skimmer family.

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Conservation Summary

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