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Bar-winged Skimmer dragonflies (young males)

Libellula axilena

Description:

This post features photos of one or more Bar-winged Skimmer dragonflies spotted at Huntley Meadows Park. These individuals are young adult males, as indicated by their partial pruinescence and terminal appendages. Bar-winged Skimmers are uncommon at Huntley Meadows.

Habitat:

I found these dragonflies in the exact habitat listed on the Odonata Central Web page for Bar-winged Skimmer: “Forest ponds, pools and ditches.” http://odonatacentral.org/index.php/Fiel...

Notes:

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Virginia, USA

Lat: 38.75, Long: -77.11

Spotted on May 31, 2014
Submitted on Jun 8, 2014

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