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Twelve-Spotted Skimmer

Libellula pulchella

Notes:

Idylwild WMA, Federalsburgm Maryland

1 Species ID Suggestions

Geodialist
Geodialist 7 years ago
Common Whitetail dragonfly (female)
Libellula lydia, Plathemis lydia Species Plathemis lydia - Common Whitetail - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

Geodialist
Geodialist 7 years ago

Female Twelve-spotted Skimmers have a continuous stripe on the sides of their abdomen; female Common Whitetails have a series of triangle shapes. Here's a good example of the former: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/986...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow! Gorgeous!!

mdwildlife
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mdwildlife

Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2011
Submitted on Jun 19, 2011

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