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Eight-spotted skimmer (male)

Libellula forensis

Description:

Recognized by the eight black spots on the wings. Males also have eight white spots and a powder blue abdomen with pale yellow markings. The total length is 44 to 50 mm.

Habitat:

Spotted in my backyard.

Notes:

Libellula forensis is found west of the Rockies.

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3 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

Thank you, Rithmini Dinhara.

Rithmini Dinhara
Rithmini Dinhara 2 months ago

Beautiful!

jazz.mann
jazz.mann 2 months ago

very cool

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jul 5, 2021
Submitted on Jul 6, 2021

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