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Species Libellula axilena - Bar-winged Skimmer

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Libellulidae (Skimmers)
Genus Libellula
Species axilena (Bar-winged Skimmer)
Length 5.6 cm
Very similar to Great Blue Skimmer, but wings have black bar between nodus and stigma. Tends to perch very high.
Southeastern United States
Near swampy woodland pools, also bogs with sedges in forests
Predatory on other insects
Print References
Dunkle, p. 184, plate 33 (1)
Internet References