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Family Libellulidae - Skimmers


Dragonfly larva, Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly molt shell Dragonfly larva, Calico Pennant Dragonfly larva, Calico Pennant Underwater bug with 6 legs and small black wings found this bug in a pot filled with rain water. Dragonfly Naiad? dragonfly naid 2

Red-Tailed Pennant - Brachymesia furcata - female California Dragonfly 9 Red-Tailed Pennant - Brachymesia furcata - male Four-spotted Pennant - Brachymesia gravida Formerly unknown, but now known as a Four-spotted Pennant Dragonfly - Brachymesia gravida Dragonfly - Brachymesia gravida Unkown Dragonfly - Brachymesia gravida Blackwater NWR dragonfly - Brachymesia gravida Red tailed pennant? - Brachymesia furcata - male

Pale-faced Clubskimmer - Brechmorhoga mendax - female Which dragonfly is this? - Brechmorhoga mendax Pale-face Clubskimmer napping - Brechmorhoga mendax Brechmorhoga naiad - voucher specimen, in alcohol - Brechmorhoga Brechmorhoga naiad - voucher specimen, in alcohol - Brechmorhoga Pale-faced Clubskimmer - Brechmorhoga mendax - male Pale-faced Clubskimmer for Arizona - Brechmorhoga mendax Swift Setwing? - Brechmorhoga mendax - female

Gray-waisted Skimmer, male, facial view - Cannaphila insularis - male Gray-waisted Skimmer, male, side view - Cannaphila insularis - male Gray-waisted Skimmer, female - Cannaphila insularis - female Cannaphila insularis - Gray-waisted Skimmer - Cannaphila insularis Gray-waisted Skimmer - Cannaphila insularis - female Gray-waisted Skimmer - Cannaphila insularis - female Gray-waisted Skimmer - Cannaphila insularis - female Roseate Skimmer? - Cannaphila insularis - female

Pennant - Celithemis amanda - female Dragonfly - Celithemis eponina Dragonfly - Celithemis elisa - female Halloween Pennant - Celithemis eponina Pennant ? - Celithemis elisa Uncertain Anisoptera -- Celithemis eponina? - Celithemis eponina Martha's Pennant AB - Celithemis martha - male Halloween Pennant - Celithemis eponina