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widow skimmer dragonfly

Libellula luctuosa


The widow skimmer dragonfly males and females do not look alike. They live near warm water. Wings for males and females are similar with black bands on either side. The long abdomen is light blue in males and yellow and black on females.


Spotted in a field in Des Moines Iowa.

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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Aug 21, 2015
Submitted on Aug 21, 2015

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