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red skimmer? - Libellula saturata - female

red skimmer? - Libellula saturata - Female
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
July 29, 2006

Moved from Dragonflies.

Flame Skimmer
This is a Flame Skimmer (Libellula saturata). If you are interested in learning more a guide to Odonata of Oregon came out a few years ago, It is Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Willamette Valley, Oregon: A Beginners Guide by Steve Grdon and Carey Kerst. There is alos a website which can be found by searching for OREGON DRAGONFLY AND DAMSELFLY SURVEY. Good luck and have fun.

dragonfly id
Thank you so much for the id and the suggestions.

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