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Neon Skimmer

Libellula croceipennis


Dark orange in color. About 2 inches in length.


Found in a pond setting in a botanical garden in Austin, Texas. This skimmer can be found in and around lakes, ponds, and slow moving bodies of water. Located in the U.S., Central and South America.

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Neon Skimmer
Libellula croceipennis Neon Skimmer (Libellula croceipennis) · iNaturalist

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Thanks again Robert!! :)

robert emond
robert emond a year ago

It is my pleasure and glad to be of help :). Now I have to put the Neon on my bucket list. Striking Skimmer! Great pic too.

Thank you for the input Robert! The BugGuide website also made the same suggestion, but ultimately moved it to "dragonflies". I will look into your reference. Thanks again!

Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 26, 2019
Submitted on Jul 9, 2020

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