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Four-spotted Skimmer

Libellula quadrimaculata


Medium-sized dragonfly, triangular-shaped abdomen, thorax and abdomen mostly brown with yellow spots, black spots on tips and half of the wings, leading margin of the wings yellowish, transparent wings.


One of the most common dragonfly in Canada. Usually found in bogs and close to slow rivers. Unusually spotted in town!

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1 Comment

Noah Citizen
Noah Citizen 7 years ago

Thank you, Dana!
That fellow was very nice and stayed long enough to have good pictures.

And thanks for appreciating my spottings!

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on Jun 7, 2013
Submitted on Jun 8, 2013

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