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    • Eight-spotted Skimmer
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    • Libellula forensis

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Recent observations

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 20, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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greglasley

Date

August 17, 2015

Description

male. There was a 1 acre rain pond at this location from recent rains even though it is not shown on the map

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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lonnyholmes

Date

August 15, 2015 08:42 AM PDT

Description

Male

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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abr

Date

August 6, 2015 01:17 PM PDT

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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jimjohnson

Date

July 29, 2015

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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loarie

Date

July 29, 2015 12:55 PM PDT

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

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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

Observer

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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What

Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

Observer

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

Observer

dsp

Date

July 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Eight-spotted Skimmer Libellula forensis

Observer

dwest

Date

July 22, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Description

Male

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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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