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Skimmer - Perithemis tenera - male

Skimmer - Perithemis tenera - Male
Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, USA
June 29, 2011
Taken in my backyard on my cucumber plant. Is this an Eastern Amberwing Skimmer? Thanks!

Moved from ID Request.

That is a male Eastern Amberwing. :)

Dragonfly not Skimmer - right
Dragonfly not Skimmer - right? What is the difference between the two? Thanks!

All skimmers are dragonflies but not all dragonflies are skimmers. Skimmers are Family Libellulidae. There are other families of dragonflies, eg, Gomphidae, Aeshnidae, etc.

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